Position # 651

Position Details

School / Department:
School of Medicine / Cardiovascular Institute
Classification:
Postdoctoral Associate
Funding source:
NIH Grant
Start Date:
8/1/2017
Description:
A postdoctoral position is available in the NIH funded laboratory of Dr. Kaufman studying mitochondrial biogenesis, DNA metabolism and mitochondrial stress responses, in animal models. Emerging research emphasis is on lung disease. The successful candidate will have experience in mouse models of cardiovascular or pulmonary research or mitochondrial disorders. Candidate will have access to human samples, mouse models, and gain exposure to CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing with collaborations in academia and pharma. The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to benefit from the unique career and mentoring opportunities available in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Start date is immediate.
Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have an excellent publication track record. NIH Fellowship eligibility is a plus. Applicants interested in the VMI T32/Tepper MBA program are particularly encouraged to apply. The incumbent will have excellent written and verbal English communication skills, along with experience in cell culture, molecular/biochemical assays and studies involving rodents. A Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related field is required. Please submit your CV, a cover letter detailing your research experience, and the contact details of three references to Dr. Kaufman (bkauf@pitt.edu).
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Contact Information

Faculty/PI Name:
Brett A Kaufman Ph.D.
Mailing address:
c/o Brett Kaufman
Email address:
bkauf@pitt.edu
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