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Boston University POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, School of Medicine, Vascular Biology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the NIH-funded laboratory of Dr. Jingyan Han at Boston University School of Medicine, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute in Boston, MA. Seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to join a research team working together to investigate the redox-dependent mechanisms that drive vascular endothelial cell dysfunction associated with metabolic disorders, aging, and alcohol abuse. The laboratory uses multiple approaches including gene knockout, overexpression, and site-directed mutation in cell culture, isolated primary endothelial cells from mouse models and human subjects, ex vivo and in vivo vascular function assays, conditional tissue-specific transgene or knockout mice, and mouse models of atherosclerosis, aging, and excessive alcohol consumption. Qualified applicants are those who have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree with strong background in vascular biology or related fields. Candidates should have prior experience of animal handling/colony management/surgical techniques, primary cell culture, and molecular biology. They will also use bioinformatics tools to analyze omics-data. Ideal candidates will have the ability to independently design, conduct, and troubleshoot experiments, and to collect, analyze and interpret data in preparation for manuscript publication. Interested candidates can directly email to : a detailed curriculum vita and a brief statement of research and career goals.

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PhD in Vascular Biology or related field

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site ( .

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

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