Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Cardiology

Postdoctoral Scholar, Cardiovascular Medicine

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar

Department: Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine

Supervisor Name and Title: Mukesh K. Jain, Vice Dean for University Hospitals Affairs, Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University


  • A highly motivated and skilled researcher in vascular biology research.
  • Projects currently address (1) endothelial control of large and small vessel function and (2) impact of endothelial KLFs on diseases of aging (dementia, heart failure, thrombosis). The lab is well funded through the Allen Frontiers group, LeDucq Foundation, and NIH.
  • As a Postdoctoral Scholar, he/she will present data at departmental seminars and scientific meetings, prepare manuscripts, and contribute data for grant proposals.
  • The Postdoctoral Scholar will also be encouraged to write independent grants with PI support. The laboratory has a strong track record of developing independent investigators.


  • The qualified candidate should have experience in mouse gene targeting in gain- and loss-of-function experiments and a wide array of cellular and molecular techniques. Experience with CRISPR approaches would be of particular interest.


  • Supervise laboratory technicians/assistants and student trainees in experimental design and data analysis of a variety of projects.


  • Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in biochemistry, biology, physiology, or equivalent. - Prior postdoctoral research experience is not required.
  • The successful candidate must have strong analytical, oral and written communication skills.


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