Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow

Title: Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow

Department: Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine

Supervisor Name and Title: Andrei Maiseyeu, Ph.D..; Assistant Professor, School of Medicine

 I. STATEMENT OF RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A highly motivated and skilled researcher in metabolism/inflammation and/or cardio metabolic disease

  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate independence, initiative, and creativity, and will have strong background in metabolism or/and immunology and cardiovascular physiology.

  • Projects currently address regulation of metabolism via drug delivery and search for new biomarkers in cardio metabolic disease including atherosclerosis, diabetes and obesity. Thelab is well funded through the NIH.

  • The qualified candidate will utilize mouse models and primary cell cultures to employ a wide array of cellular, molecular and vascular techniques.

  • He/she will present data at departmental seminars and scientific meetings, prepare

  • manuscripts, and contribute preliminary data for grant proposals.

II. TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Experience in gene arrays, RNA seq and bioinformatics analysis is highly desirable

  • Proficiency in flow cytometry preferable 

  • The candidate must have experience with mouse models, primary cell culture techniques and standard molecular biology tools (RT-PCR, ELISA, gel electrophoresis, western blotting). 

  • Knowledge of cell signaling mechanisms and ability to interrogate biological pathways is highly desirable.

  • The successful candidate must have strong analytical, oral and written communication skills

III. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

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

IV. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  •      Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field

·         The successful candidate must have strong analytical, oral and written communication skills.

Send inquiries containing a cover letter, CV with list of publications and contact information for three references to CVRI@case.edu and axm1079@case.edu. All applications should be submitted to both email addresses.

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