GW’s Department of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension has been at the forefront of innovative research and translating the research to patient care for the past 40 years. The division is searching for a full-time Postdoctoral Scientist in Dr. Jose’s laboratory. The lab focuses on the role of dopamine and adrenergic receptor subtypes and dopamine regulatory genes (e.g., G protein-coupled receptor kinase 4 [GRK4], sorting nexins, gastrin) on sodium transport in specific nephron segments and their roles in the pathogenesis of genetic hypertension and metabolic syndrome in humans and animal models of these diseases.
The Post-Doctoral Scientist will aid principal investigators in planning, executing and analyzing complex experiments related to salt sensitive hypertension and renal function, and assist in the development of new ideas that promote current research. He or she will make detailed observations, record and analyze results, prepare results for publication, and present results at conferences. The Post-Doctoral Scientist receives advanced training and mentoring from the principal investigators in order to enhance professional skills and research independence, and provides training and guidance to research assistants and students.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will hold a PhD in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the positionAdditional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Medicine or related field, research experience and publications in molecular and receptor biology, cardiology, vasculopathy, and nephrology. Working knowledge of clinical practice of cardiovascular and renal disease.Typical Hiring Range $53019 - $68275 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?
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