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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Pharmacology Toxicology 10034646
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

The Dorrance and Jackson Labs are seeking a highly motivated research associate (Postdoctoral Researcher) to work on an exciting and recently funded study to assess how vascular dysfunction may lead to cognitive impairment in overweight rodent models. The research associate will work primarily on calcium imaging and electrophysiology studies to assess if cerebral endothelial cell calcium transients are altered by high fat feeding. The candidate will also assist in experiment planning, data collection and analysis. The successful applicant will also train and supervise students. The candidate will also responsible for publishing the results and will assist in grant preparation.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Pharmacology, Physiology or a related fi

Minimum Requirements

A recent PhD in Pharmacology, Physiology or a related field is required.

Desired Qualifications

Significant Calcium imaging experience is desired.  

Required Application Materials

CV

Cover Letter

Statement of Research Interest

Special Instructions

Please submit a CV, letter, and Statement of Research Interests via the careers.msu.edu website. Also submit the names and contact information for three references to Dr. William Jackson (jacks783@msu.edu). Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Summary of Health Risks

Duties associated with this position involve working with unfixed animal tissue, as well as human andanimal cells in culture.

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