Job Duties: Position available in the laboratory of Dr. Kurt Prins at the Lillehei Heart Institute to study how the sex hormone estrogen regulates the right ventricular microtubule cytoskeleton in rodent pulmonary arterial hypertension models.
75%: You will be responsible for designing and conducting NIH-funded research experiments pertaining to large animal models of right ventricular dysfunction. You will be expected to collaborate with other laboratory scientists and outside scientific partners in the design, implementation, and analysis of experiments
15% As required, you will be expected to prepare manuscripts for submission to scientific journals and present at scientific meetings
10% You will be expected to apply and receive funding from sponsored research grants (NIH, AHA, industry, etc.)
Detailed documentation of procedures and experimental data is expected. This involves analyses of data, writing summary reports on results of work and discussing results with laboratory colleagues and Principal Investigator. You will be required to present independent review of relevant scientific literature for ongoing projects and discussions of possible new experimental approaches with laboratory colleagues and principal Investigator. In addition, you will be required to present regular presentations of scientific data and significant contribution to the preparation of manuscripts.
Required Qualifications: (Must be documented on application materials) Highly qualified and motivated investigator (Ph.D.) with experience in cardiac physiology, pulmonary hypertension biology, microtubule biology, and rodent models.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with bioinformatics, proteomics/metabolomics
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