Postdoctoral Research Associate - Bioengineering (Job ID #122720)

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There is an immediate job opening for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate position available in Dr. Im Sampen's  Pain Mechanisms Laboratory within the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chicago. The position is funded for 4 years by VA Merit Award. The projects focus on investigation of the nociceptive pathway induced by osteoarthritis (OA) and pain relief by drug treatments. Candidates who have a background in animal handling, surgical procedures, behavioral pain tests (von Frey), various injections (i.p, i.v. or IA etc), transgenic mice breeding with genotyping and tamoxifen injection, safranin-O staining (histology), immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence, DRG- and/or spinal cord isolation techniques would be preferred, but not essential. 

For more information please contact Dr. Sampen, Chicago, IL 60612. Email: imsampen007@gmail.com. Interested applicants should provide (i) a brief statement of research interests and experience, (ii) C.V. and (iii) the name of three professional references


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