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Postdoctoral Scholar - Cardiology, Department of Medicine


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Cardiology

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - Cardiology, Department of Medicine


Position Details


Position Description

A renewable, 12-month, postdoctoral position is available in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Washington to use patient-specific and gene-edited induced pluripotent stem cells to model genetic cardiomyopathies. This is an exciting, collaborative project involving genetics, bioengineering, and stem cell biology. Candidates should be highly motivated and have demonstrated experience in molecular biology and cell culture. Experience with iPSCs is not mandatory but desirable. This position will primarily be in Dr. Daniel Yang’s laboratory with the opportunity to be co-mentored by both Drs. Daniel Yang and Chuck Murry.

The postdoctoral scholar will be engaging in an exciting, collaborative project at UW Medicine South Lake Union.  We are interested in how cardiomyocytes remodel in acquired and genetic cardiomyopathies. The project involves using biomechanical assays to understanding how cardiomyopathies develop and use novel methods to improve cardiac function via gene editing or small molecules.  

This position is on an annual, 12-month appointment with a service period of July 1 - June 30.

The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2022.

Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website. 

Qualifications

Ph.D., MD, or foreign equivalent degree relevant to biological science and a strong publication record, including first-authorships.

Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and CV as well as the names/emails for three references through Interfolio.

With questions, you may contact Daniel Yang M.D., Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, kcyang@uw.edu.

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