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Postdoctoral Fellow/Surgery

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University of Tennessee

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Memphis, Tennessee

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Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $40,000 – $54,000 a year17 hours ago Benefits – Health insurance Qualifications – Flow cytometry – Cell culture – Doctoral degree Full Job Description – O Postdoc opening for Bajwa Lab in Transplant Research Institute A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in Dr. Amandeep Bajwa lab, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The postdoctoral fellow will conduct studies on use of mitochondria in various models of liver and kidney diseases. Our work uses cell culture and pre-clinical models (mice) to ress hypotheses regarding the complex links between oxidative stress, ischemia and mitochondria. Our research group includes three main areas (Molecular, Cellular and Translational) that common interest in the area of transplantation. This postdoctoral fellow is expected to think independently to design and plan experiments, problem solve, and be technically skilled in typical molecular techniques, with essential expertise in mouse models and cell culture. Knowledge of flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, rodent pre-clinical models and renal and liver ischemic injury surgical models are crucial. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to for grants with the mentoring support, complete first and co-author manuscripts and present findings at local and national meetings. Applicants with lead publications in top scientific journals and presentations at national conferences will be highly favored for the position. Exceptional oral and written skills are required Qualifications: Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, or similar, with >2 years of experience required. Interest applicants, please send CV and names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Amandeep Bajwa Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. Apply Now