Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular Research

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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

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Boston, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Employer Name: SpiderID: Location: Boston, Massachusetts Date Posted: 2/4/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety Job Code: -1421 Job Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Anthony Rosenzweig at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) for a highly motivated and talented applicant interested in investigating the mechanisms of heart failure and/or how exercise protects the heart in a highly collegial and collaborative environment. For recent relevant publications, please see Roh et al Science Translational Medicine, 2019; Vujic et al Nature Communications, 2018, or Liu et al Cell Metabolism, 2015. The successful candidate will have a recent Ph.D. in a related field (molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, metabolism, bioinformatics, cardiovascular or aging pathophysiology) and a record of peer reviewed publications. Experience in molecular biology techniques, biochemistry, bioinformatics, and/or murine cardiac models are all considered strengths for this position. Projects involve cutting-edge technologies, including RNA-seq and advanced imaging technologies as well as generation of somatic (or germline) gain- and loss-of-function models. We are looking for candidates excited by the opportunity to investigate scientific questions with important translational implications for human health. Curiosity, motivation, collegiality, team-work, and good written/oral communication skills will all be important attributes for success in this position. Candidates anticipating a PhD in the near future are also encouraged to apply. Mentorship of the successful candidate to help her or him achieve their career goals is an important aspect of this position. The Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Research Center provides a vibrant research environment and the opportunity to make important research contributions while building a successful career. Qualifications Interested parties should forward a cover letter with a description of past research experiences, a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant publications, the names of three references, and anticipated start date via email to: Anthony Rosenzweig, M.D., Chief, Cardiology Division, Co-Director, Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Email: EEO Statement Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Partner’s Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name: Partner’s Healthcare Company Type: Company: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) City: State: Zip: