A postdoctoral position is available in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Washington to study the pathogenesis of genetic and acquired cardiomyopathies using rodent models and stem cell differentiated cardiomyocytes (iPSC-CMs). This is a full-time position on an annual, 12-month appointment.
The postdoctoral fellow will be engaging in an exciting, collaborative project at UW medicine South Lake Union. We are interested in how cardiomyocytes remodel in acquired and genetic cardiomyopathies. The project involves using biomechanical assays to understanding how cardiomyopathies develop and use novel methods to improve cardiac function via gene delivery or small molecules.
The University of Washington and the International Union, Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 4121 (UAW 4121) currently are negotiating their first collective bargaining agreement for Postdoctoral Scholars. Employees in this title are represented by UAW 4121 and will be subject to the applicable collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information and updates on the bargaining process, please visit https://hr.uw.edu/labor/unions/uaw/postdoc-negotiationupdates.
The anticipated start date is June 1st, 2019.
Experience in the cardiovascular field is required. The applicant should have prior experience in either rodent models or stem cell biology.
Applicants should upload a CV, a description of research and career interests and names/contact information of 3 references via Interfolio.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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