A research assistant professor position is available immediately in the Department of Cardiac Surgery, at the University of Michigan. The focus of the lab is to investigate the mechanism of cardiovascular disease, with focus on mechanisms of thoracic aortic aneurysm and tissue engineered blood vessel.
The applicant is required to function in an independent fashion and be responsible of his/her own research projects, running the lab, mentoring postdocs and students. The successful candidate will be expected to be proficient at scientific writing, and be able to prepare research papers, grant applications. While funding is currently available for the position, the candidate will be strongly encouraged to apply for his/her own funding.
The candidate must have a doctoral degree (preferred MD, or Ph.D., or equivalent) and completed postdoctoral training in biomedical sciences. The candidate will be expected to be familiar with basic molecular and cell biology techniques, bioinformatics, and in vivo animal model studies. Record of acquired research funding and publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals is also required.
Additional expertise in stem cell biology and vascular biology is a plus.
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