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Postdoctoral Associate

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Work type: Research Faculty
Senior management: Vice President for Research
Department: Fralin Biomedical Res. Institute
Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Categories: Research / Scientific

Job Description

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate for the Mishra Lab. Postdoctoral fellows specializing in cardiovascular physiology are particularly encouraged to apply. We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a research background in cell biology, biochemistry, mitochondria, metabolism, cell signaling, cardiovascular physiology, or a related field. Our lab employs a wide range of scientific methods, including protein biochemistry, metabolism, bioenergetics, FRET, proteomics, epigenomics, and mouse genetics, providing an excellent opportunity for multidisciplinary training. The project is funded by the American Heart Association.

The Postdoctoral Associate will have responsibilities in the following areas: 1. Research Conceptualization and implementation- Coordinating with and assisting the PI in the design and undertaking of experiments and grant proposal methodologies as well as methods for analyzing the results of experiments. 2. Research Publications- Preparation of text, tables, and graphical information as appropriate for dissemination in peer-reviewed publications, or presentation at professional conferences or in book chapters.3. Data Analysis – Analyzing the findings from research methods and transforming the results into formats appropriate for dissemination in peer-reviewed publications or conference presentations or informats that engender further analysis. 4. Project Management – Training and supervising research personnel to organize and conduct study sessions.

Required Qualifications

- PhD in cardiovascular physiology or similar medical discipline. PhD must be awarded no more than four years prior to the effective date of appointment with a minimum of one year eligibility remaining.
- Prior experience in preparation of proposals, reports, and publications; presentation of research results; and development of patents.

Preferred Qualifications

- A record of research excellence as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications and invited talks.
- Demonstrated work in interdisciplinary collaborative teams.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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