The Williams lab in the Center for Immunology, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School is actively recruiting a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our expanding research group. Our lab utilizes cutting-edge microscopy and genetic approaches to identify mechanisms regulating inflammation associated with cardiovascular disease, with special interest in monocyte and macrophage biology in atherosclerotic plaque formation. Experience with animal models of cardiovascular disease or background in immunology is preferred but not required.
80%: The postdoc will spend the vast majority of effort performing experiments associated with the research project; including animal manipulation, data collection, analysis, experimental write-ups and design.
20%: The postdoc will be expected to read current literature in the field, assist in writing experimental protocols for the lab, as well as help the PI in writing manuscripts, grants, and presenting data collected at local and national conferences.
PhD in immunology, pathology, physiology, or other biomedical-related field. Ability to perform experiments independently with minimal oversight and translate findings in the form of figures and write-ups to the PI.
Experience in fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, and animal models of atherosclerosis. Ability to independently write manuscripts and assist on grant preparation.
Internal Number: 332215
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