Post Doctoral Associate

University of Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Job posting number: #7156744 (Ref:22008131)

Posted: June 21, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh is looking to fill a Postdoctoral Associate position in the lab of Dr. Gavin Arteel. 


The candidate will be performing research in the area of liver pathobiology with a focus on alcohol-induced liver damage.  This work is supported by Dr. Arteel's NIH grants.  In addition, the candidate will perform various 'benchtop' techniques in pursuit of attaining mechanistic information towards the above-stated goals, and any other assignments that Dr. Arteel request.  These techniques require highly specific skills and training.

Dr. Arteel’s lab is seeking competitive candidates who have recently earned a Ph.D. and/or MD degree and possess effective written and verbal English communication skills as well as outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills. A Ph.D. must have a focus on molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, pharmacology, toxicology, or a related biomedical field.  Experience and skills in cell and molecular biology are required.  The salary is commensurate with experience and based on current NIH guidelines.

Applicants are kindly requested to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research statement to the University of Pittsburgh’s Talent Center, position 22008131. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 



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Job posting number:#7156744 (Ref:22008131)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Pittsburgh
United States
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