A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. JP Jin in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Research in the lab focuses on the gene regulation and protein structure-function relationship of myofilament and cytoskeleton proteins. A broad range of experiments and methodology are applied. Genetically modified mouse models of human heart and muscle diseases are used to study the physiology and pathophysiology of heart failure and myopathies. New projects are available for new investigators to develop a productive career.
Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree in chemistry or biology or a related field. Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply: 1) strong self-motivation, 2) first author previous publications, 3) ability to plan, organize and meet deadlines, 4) good communication skills (writing and oral) and ability to collaborate with others, 5) experiences in mouse genetics, cell culture, histology, gene/protein expression and purification, and immunological detection methods.
To apply, please submit your cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references via Job Board: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=148026