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Two postdoctoral positions - Sepsis and Pulmonary Injury Research

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

Position Description:

We are seeking two highly trained and motivated postdoctoral fellows to join the Translational Research Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The team has two NIH R01-funded positions to study the role of microRNA-mediated signaling 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/.

This project covers multi-disciplines including immunology, physiology, and molecular biology. Candidates with experience in lung injury and sepsis research is preferred. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Carrying research projects through experimental design, conducting experiments, developing, adapting, and implemental novel research techniques, and analyzing data;
  • Maintaining detailed documentation of experimental work;
  • Presenting data within and outside of the laboratory group at meetings and symposia;
  • Maintaining close communications with PI regarding progress;
  • Writing, editing, and submitting manuscripts/abstracts detailing the results of the project;
  • Help maintain equipment, assist other lab members, and help to maintain a positive, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere.

To Apply:

Please email your application and following information in a single pdf file to Danielle Hill at dhill3@som.umaryland.edu:

  1. CV;
  2. Cover letter including 1) Brief description of past research experience and accomplishments, and how this background fits the project; 2) Research interests; 3) Career goals; 4) Expected availability date;
  3. 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.