Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Junichi Sadoshima, the Postdoctoral Fellow conducts highly specialized and technical research involving animal models of disease.
* Focuses on the elucidation of the signaling mechanism of cardiac myocyte growth and death (hypertrophy and apoptosis) using molecular biological and transgenic approaches.
* Other tasks will include yeast two-hybrid screening and gene transfection in isolated cardiac myocytes.
* Performs standard techniques involving biochemistry, cell culture and molecular biology such as Western blotting, PCR, immunofluorescence, light microscopy, cloning, and mutagenesis.
* Assists in performing animal surgeries, experiments and data analysis.
* Maintains mouse colonies, provides postoperative care and handles samples. Submits histology samples to the Histology lab and performs some histology analyses.
* Generates, compiles and presents data with appropriate conclusions and recommendations. Maintains research database in accordance with Rutgers standards.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 22,500 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.