INSTRUCTOR POSITION - Ion channels in endothelial cells
Full-time, non-tenure, Instructor position immediately available to study physiological functions and pathological alterations in endothelial cell ion channels. Projects include studying regulation of trafficking, signaling mechanisms and modulation of arterial contractility, similar to studies we have recently published (Bulley et al. eLife 2018, Hasan et al. PNAS 2019, MacKay et al. eLife 2020).
Significant experience in the following techniques is required, including RT-PCR, Western blotting, immunofluorescence, super-resolution microscopy, patch-clamp electrophysiology, calcium imaging, arterial myography, blood pressure telemetry, and the use of conditional knockout mouse models.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or MD in Physiology or a related field.
Send curriculum vitae and name and address of three references with Taleo submission.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
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Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting Jun 17, 2021, 8:55:36 PM
Internal Number: 2100000133
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