Job posting number: #7099615
Posted: May 9, 2022
Job DescriptionSchool of Medicine:
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Conduct independent research activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor in preparation for a full time academic or research career.
A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Rahima Zennadi at Duke University. We are seeking to recruit a productive junior postdoctoral associate with a demonstrated potential to develop an independent research career. Candidates with skills in gamma-globin regulation, and small non-coding RNA research and RNA biology are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will conduct independent studies in both cardiovascular and cerebrovascular sciences, utilizing cutting edge technologies to address significant clinical problems, including sickle cell disease, stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease. As such these projects are highly competitive for the postdoc to faculty transitional funding mechanisms at various agencies such as the NIH, NSF, and the AHA. The lab is well funded and has been recognized for significant contributions to the field of sickle cell disease and aging. The Hematology division at Duke offers a highly diverse and collaborative academic environment with state of the art core facilities. Please send curriculum vitae and contact info of references to: Rahima Zennadi, Ph.D at [email protected]
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