Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience, expertise and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences guidelines.
Internal Number: R0021816
Exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellow to play an important role in research to develop novel therapeutics for vascular and lymphatic-related diseases and mitigation of side effects of cancer therapy. The fellow will report to and work under the general direction of the PI in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The fellow is expected to design and perform experiments, monitor project progress, and collect and summarize research data. The fellow will plan and execute routine molecular studies (like RNA and protein isolation, gene and protein expression studies, cell sorting, microscopy, flow cytometry, cell isolation), routine cell/tissue culture, and vascular functional studies. The fellow will also perform surgical procedures the study the effects of pharmacological agents on lymph flow in vivo. The fellow is expected to participate in publishing research findings, to present research findings at scientific meetings, and to contribute to the preparation of grant proposals to funding agencies. The fellow also will supervise and provide proper training (e.g. lab-skills, safety, etc.) for graduate students etc. The postdoctoral fellow must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD/PhD, or MD), and a track record of productivity with peer-reviewed publications. Successful candidates will benefit from the stimulating research environment for scientific growth and career development. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience, expertise and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences guidelines.
Research working on the lymphatics project - Writing research progress reports, manuscripts and patent applications - Supervising graduate students in the lab
Applicant must has a Doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacology, Physiology, Molecular Biology or related field
Special knowledge - Required
An understanding of principles of biology, pharmacology, and physiology
Proficient in handling laboratory animals and in performing surgical and non-surgical animal processes
Proficient in preparing & maintaining cell cultures, and in experimental methods commonly used in immunology, microbiology, and molecular biology (Western blot, PCR, flow cytometry, processing tissue for histopathology, etc)
Computer skills for word processing, data management, biostatistics and scientific presentation
Ability to perform literature research, simple analyses, scientific presentation, and other tasks aimed at refining ongoing protocols, summarizing interim and final results, and developing new research protocols.
Special knowledge - Preferred
Training in vascular and lymphatic functional research techniques (ie microdissection, vessel perfusion, lymph flow imaging, calcium imaging)
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The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):
Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
Career Training and Educational Opportunities
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy
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