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Post Doctoral Research Associate #19001
Position Number:19-001
College or Other:Other ODU Units
Department:Center for Bioelectrics
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Post - Doctoral Research Associate
A Post-Doctoral position is immediately available to join a new NIH-funded project exploring the molecular mechanisms by which heat shock proteins regulate acute (inflammation, pulmonary endothelial barrier function) and chronic (pulmonary interstitial fibrosis) sequelae of Acute Lung Injury (ALI). 4 years laboratory experience required, to include molecular biology techniques (Western blotting, co-immunoprecipitation, ChIP, RT-PCR, etc.) Analytical techniques and mammalian cell culture techniques. Prior experience with murine models of ALI, ILD, live cell microscopy, protein chemistry and endothelial cell biology is desirable. This position is initially available for approximately two years with the possibility of extending, based on performance and availability of funds. Opportunities for advancement of exceptional Fellows are available. Salary is commensurate with experience

Job Responsibilities:
1. Perform cellular and molecular biology experiments
2. Remain up to date with pertinent literature
3. Write scientific abstracts and papers
4. Apply for relevant fellowships
5. Contribute to laboratory maintenance
6. Supervise research technicians and students, when needed
7. Collect, organize and store data
8. Make presentations of data in laboratory, local, regional, national or international meetings
9. Recommend new research venues
10.Keep up to date with relevant compliance requirements of the lab

Position #19001. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V/Drug free Workplace