We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Li Laboratory within the Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Research at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Li‘s research lab focuses on the role of inflammation signaling and microRNA regulations in cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure. The lab currently has multiple projects investigating novel molecular mechanisms causing atrial fibrillation, metabolism disorder-related cardiomyopathy and cardiac arrhythmias. The lab utilizes multi disciplinary approaches including molecular cloning, biochemistry, electrophysiology, and phenotyping in transgenic mouse models.
Organizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of new methods, testing and data collection, analysis and interpretation of data, writing detailed scientific reports, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
The candidate will be expected to possess superior communication skills and present their research findings on a regular basis to both peers within the center and at national and international meetings. No teaching will be required of this position. Competitive salary and benefits such as health insurance and paid vacation are provided.
To apply for this position please apply online and also email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 2-3 letters of reference to Dr. Na Li (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Education: The qualified candidate must possess a PhD in biological sciences, or cardiovascular sciences.
Experience: Individuals with prior experience in cloning, cell culture, biochemistry, animal models, imaging techniques, and electrophysiology are preferred. Must be a self-motivated, team-oriented individual with strong communication and organizational skills.