Post-doctoral Fellow - Aging, Cardiovascular Diseases, Mitochondria, Heart Failure

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

Job posting number: #7090968 (Ref:2728469)

Posted: December 21, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Overview
OMRF is an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research institute adjacent to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy. OMRF's excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.


Responsibilities
We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the Chiao Lab to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying cardiac aging and the interaction of cardiac aging and heart failure. The fellow will work on a research project to investigate the regulation of mitochondrial metabolism in the aging heart and to determine the impact of age-related mitochondrial dysfunction on the pathogenesis of heart failure.

The study will utilize genetically engineered mouse models and multiple research techniques including murine echocardiography, adeno-associated virus mediated gene delivery, cell line and primary cell culture, cardiomyocyte contractility measurement, mitochondrial respiration assay, and other molecular biology techniques.


Qualifications
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent.


To apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1334/post-doctoral-fellow/job?in_iframe=1

OMRF’s excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.



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