Job Duties/Responsibilities 50% - Designing & Conducting Experiments -Post-Doctoral Associate will be responsible for designing and conducting NIH-funded research experiments pertaining to the role of transcription factor mediated networks to direct cardiomyocyte proliferation and regeneration, the fate of stem and hiPS cells to a mesodermal and cardiomyocyte fate and conducting research in the areas of transcriptional regulation of cardiac progenitors, transcriptional regulation of myogenic stem cells.
50% - Documenting Experimental data -Maintain detailed documentation of procedures and experimental data. This involves analyses of data, writing summary reports on results of work and discussing results with laboratory colleagues and the Principal Investigator. -Present an independent review of relevant scientific literature for ongoing projects and discussions of possible new experimental approaches with laboratory colleagues and the principal Investigator. In addition, Post-Doctoral Associate will be required present regular presentations of scientific data and significant contribution to the preparation of manuscripts.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Required Qualifications - Ph.D required - Expertise with molecular biological-biochemistry and cellular techniques, the use of transgenesis and knockout technologies, and morphological analyses.
Preferred Qualifications -Demonstrated experience developing scientific protocols and scientific writing.
Internal Number: 334425
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