The laboratory of Dr. Amelia Linnemann at the Indiana University Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases has an opening for a PhD and/or MD postdoctoral research scientist to develop intravital microscopy techniques for pancreatic islet imaging, to build upon our recently published work (see Reissaus et al, Scientific Reports 2019). This is a fully funded position, with salary provided according to the NIH pay scale, and including full benefits. The ideal candidate will have skills in microscopy techniques (e.g., multiphoton imaging, confocal imaging, and/or superresolution microscopy) as well as mouse handling skills. Research projects in the Linnemann laboratory include the study of beta cell survival and adaptation to stress, autophagy and antioxidant response signaling, and cytokine signaling in the context of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases is an NIH funded Diabetes Research Center and is a highly interactive and diverse research environment with a strong history of mentoring and career development of junior scientists. In addition to a rich research environment, the Center and School of Medicine provide numerous scientific seminar series, career development workshops, and the opportunity to interact with a diverse pool of international scientists.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send an updated CV and names of 3 references to Dr. Amelia Linnemann, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA, via email: email@example.com.
OAA #: IUSM007042016
Internal Number: 8622
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