Postdoctoral Fellow

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

ID: 7088104 (Ref.No. 45550)
Posted: October 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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: https://physiology.ecu.edu/research/lisandra-de-castro-bras/
The postdoctoral hire will engage in original scientific research using murine models of myocardial infarction, 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 heart failure (i.e., myocardial infarction I/R or permanent occlusion) is highly 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 to 4 years dependent on the candidate’s performance. Our laboratory is located in the Life Sciences Building on The East Carolina University Division of Health Sciences, Greenville, NC. Details on resources and benefits available for postdoctoral fellows at ECU can be found on the ECU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website: https://rede.ecu.edu/postdoctoral/
For further details and to submit your application visit https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/45550

Minimum qualifications: PhD
Preferred education and experience: PhD in biological sciences or similar field

Essential job requirements: Plan and execute experiments, induction of murine model of myocardial infarction, optimize and modify procedures as needed, data collection, strict documentation, data analysis, manuscript and grant writing, data presentation.
Job open date: January 1, 2022