An NIH funded postdoctoral position is open in the laboratory of Roger Bannister at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The successful candidate will utilize heterologous systems and rodent models to study how altered Ca V channel function contributes to muscle atrophy and the loss of motor units in aging and neuromuscular disease (e.g., amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, with less than five years of postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate should have a relevant technical expertise and strong communication and writing skills. This position is funded and projected to begin in September 2019 or shortly thereafter.
Qualified individuals should apply to this posting and attach a cover letter, CV, and names of three references. Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Roger Bannister email@example.com .
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, with less than five years of postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate should have a relevant technical expertise and strong communication and writing skills, as well as relevant technical expertise (i.e., experience with patch-clamp recording techniques and knowledge of ion channel biophysics and/or muscle physiology).
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Aug 20, 2019
Internal Number: 132021
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