Sepsis and Pulmonary Injury - 2 Positions

Updated: about 8 hours ago

Position Description:

We are seeking a highly-trained and motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the Translational Research Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The position is funded by NIH to study the role of microRNA-mediated inflammation in sepsis and sepsis-induced lung injury. Detailed information about the team’s research can be found at: 

https://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/Anesthesiology/Research/Wei-Chao-MD-PhD/Team/

https://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/profiles/Zou-Lin/

This project covers multi-disciplines including immunology, physiology, and molecular biology.


Responsibilities:
  • Experimental design and execution, developing novel lab techniques, and analyzing data;
  • Documentation of experimental work;
  • Data presentation;
  • Maintaining close communications with PI;
  • Writing, editing, and submitting manuscripts/abstracts;
  • Helping to maintain a positive, friendly, and welcoming lab atmosphere.

Qualifications:

The candidates should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree and training background in immunology or molecular biology. Preference will be given to those who have prior experience in flow cytometry, lung injury, and sepsis research. Candidates are expected to be independent with the ability to work in a dynamic team environment. They should have good organizational skills and strong oral and written communications skills. The position offers salary consistent with the NIH F-32 guideline.


To Apply:

Please email your application and following information in a single pdf file to: Lin Zou at lzou@som.umaryland.edu :

  • CV;
  • Cover letter including: 1. Brief description of past research experience and accomplishments, and how your training background fits the project; 2. Research interests; 3. Career goals; 4. Expected availability date;
  • Contact information of at least three references.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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