Postdoctoral Fellow

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Newark, NJ

Job posting number: #7070373

Posted: September 28, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine within the New Jersey Medical School.

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the Postdoctoral Fellow’s research will focus on examining mechanisms involved in the development of pathological cardiac hypertrophy and cardiac failure.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Plans and conducts research experiments. Provides scientific and methodological direction for research experiments.
Develops and characterizes in vivo and in vitro models to study transcriptional and posttranscriptional mechanisms involved in development of pathological cardiac hypertrophy and progression of heart failure.
Compiles, calculates, tabulates the data generated and presents the results.
Keeps detailed records of procedures and experiments.
Assists in manuscript and grant preparations.

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