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Postdoctoral fellow

Posted by: East Carolina University

Posted date: Oct-24-2016

Location: Greenville, NC

The Laboratory of Dr. Lisandra de Castro Brás in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to conduct cardiovascular research. The project focuses on the roles of extracellular matrix peptides in left ventricular remodeling post-myocardial infarction. An overview of the lab research interests can be found on the departmental website: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/physiology/faculty/decastrobrasl14.cfm

The postdoctoral hire will engage in original scientific research using microsurgery, echocardiography, cell culture, proteomics, and molecular biology to address important questions of myocardial remodeling mechanisms after injury. Applicants with interdisciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply. A PhD degree is required by the starting date. A strong record of lab research accomplishments is essential. Familiarity with animal models of disease and myocardial infarction surgery is preferred. The successful candidate should be able to manage multiple detail-oriented tasks with minimal supervision, be capable of trouble-shooting and critical thinking, and be self-motivated, dedicated and creative. The candidate will also be directly involved in executing a wide array of experiments and will be required to work independently and as part of a team. This position is funded for 1 year with possibility of extension dependent on the candidate acquiring extramural funding. Our laboratory is located in the Life Sciences Building on The East Carolina University Division of Health Sciences, Greenville, NC.

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Job Title Postdoctoral fellow
Post Details
Email decastrobrasl14(at)ecu.edu
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Molecular Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Greenville, NC
Key Words cardiovascular, myocardial infarction, proteomics
Start Date 01/16/2017