Open Faculty Positions

Research Associate
Posting Department: Pharmacology
Expire Date: 05/20/2016
The Department of Pharmacology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Research Associate position in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Pharmacology with a focus on the mechanisms that control arterial stiffness during aging and the onset of cardiovascular disease. Responsibilities include independent development and execution of well-controlled experiments, maintenance and use of genetically altered mice, quantification of atherosclerosis and in vitro mechanism analysis in macrophages and smooth muscle cells.Experience in mouse models of atherosclerosis and vascular injury, macrophage and smooth muscle cell biology and ECM is preferred. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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