Post-doctoral Fellow / Assistant Staff Scientist - Cardiovascular Disease
- Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
- Location: Oklahoma City, OK
- Job Number: 7076801 (Ref #: 2211498)
- Posting Date: Apr 7, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosting Number: 000303
Position Type: Scientific
Department: Cardiovascular Biology - Ahamed
Job Summary/Basic Function:
A postdoctoral research position is available in Dr. Jasim Ahamed's laboratory to study the role of TGF-β1 in cardiac fibrosis and valvular diseases (Meyer et al. Blood 2012, 119:1064; Wang et al. 2014, 34:1924). We are seeking individuals with experience in microsurgical procedures and ultrasound imaging techniques for comprehensive evaluation of cardiac function in models of cardiovascular disease. 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.
Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, M.D., or equivalent.
Minimum Degree Required:
Experience in microsurgical procedures and ultrasound imaging techniques preferred.
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.
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