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Research Associate
Posting Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Expire Date: 10/14/2015
The Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 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 airway epithelial biology with a focus on live cell imaging. Responsibilities include real time recordings using fluorescent dyes of intra and extracellular pH changes, NO production, calcium flux, airway surface liquid hydration, chloride flux as well as in vitro recordings of mucociliary transport and ciliary beat frequency. Additionally, experiments investigating interactions between respiratory pathogens and airway epithelium are expected to be performed. Applicants must have an Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research and education.

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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