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Clinical Researcher - Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Sickle CellPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2019-Mar-14
A clinical researcher position is available in Dr. Arun Shet’s laboratory in the Sickle Cell Branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH. The laboratory is interested in the study of thrombosis and the vascular pathobiology of sickle cell disease (SCD). Specifically, the post-doc's research will utilize a combination of in vitro coagulation assays, flow cytometry, and biochemical assays, as well as animal studies (predominantly murine models of SCD) in identifying the mechanisms associated with coagulation activation and inflammation in SCD. This position will also explore the use of an investigational drugs as modifiers of coagulation activation in SCD patients and SCD mice.
The successful applicant will have Doctorate of Medicine (MD) and/or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), experience in the related field (Hematology) and experience in clinical research. S/he will have strong communication, organizational, and time management skills, detail oriented, and with an ability to work independently as well as collaborate as a team member. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to utilize an interdisciplinary approach to pursue research interests and advance to an independent research career in the NIH intramural program, which includes supportive and advanced core facilities specializing in transgenic mice, human iPS cells, advanced microscopy, sequencing, proteomics, biochemistry and bioinformatics.Qualifications:
Candidates must have obtained a Ph.D. or M.D. degree with background in clinical research and the related field. The ideal candidate should have a background in either biochemistry, platelet biology, or blood coagulation as evidenced by first-author publications in peer reviewed journals.
SALARY/BENEFITS: This position is fully supported by NIH intramural funds and successful candidates will be offered competitive stipend/health insurance commensurate with experience and accomplishments.To Apply:
Applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae and a brief statement of research interests/career goals, and request 3 letters of reference to be sent via email to: arun.shetnih.gov.
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