Boston University POST-DOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, School of Medicine, Cardiology in Boston, Massachusetts

Tracking Code 8791/Q0317 Job Description

  • Seeking a creative and highly motivated Post-doctoral Research Associate to join the lab of Dr. Noyan Gokce, M.D. within the Section of Cardiology at the Boston University School of Medicine and participate in our active clinical translational research laboratory elucidating mechanisms of vascular dysfunction in human obesity and metabolic disease.
  • Candidate will be expected to master the ex vivo videomicroscopy organ chamber technique, perform experiments characterizing microvascular function of live arterioles harvested from human adipose tissue, analyze and interpret data output (70%).
  • Assist in the preparation of scientific abstracts and manuscripts to disseminate results through peer reviewed manuscripts and academic conferences (25%).
  • Apply for additional funding including drafting grant applications, and identifying new funding opportunities (5%).

Please forward CV and a brief statement of research and career goals to Dr. Noyan Gokce, M.D. gokce@bu.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Doctoral Degree (M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent) with interest in vascular biology research.
  • Experience working with microdissection is considered a major strength and significant area of need.
  • Other laboratory techniques such as ex vivo manipulation of primary tissue, western blots, cell culture, and/or immunohistochemistry will be considered strengths but not required.
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and the ability to work independently as a member of a team are required.
  • Applicants must possess excellent communication skills and be fluent in both spoken and written English.
  • Publication(s) (including pending) in peer review journals.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular