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Division of Cardiology, Postdoctoral Scholar Fellow

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Cardiology

Title: Division of Cardiology, Postdoctoral Scholar Fellow

Position Details

Position Description

The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, has a Postdoctoral Scholar Fellow position available to study the pathogenesis of genetic and acquired cardiomyopathies using rodent and human cellular models.

This is a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar Fellow position on an annual, 12-month appointment with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022.  Postdoctoral Research Fellows 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.

The base salary range for this position will be $4,480 to $5,459 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

The Postdoctoral Scholar Fellow will be engaging in an exciting, collaborative project at UW medicine South Lake Union.  We collaborative with investigators from the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM), Center for Cardiovascular Biology (CCB), Center for Translational Muscle Research (CTMR) and Departments of Pathology and Bioengineering at the University of Washington. Our group is interested in how cardiomyocytes remodel in acquired and genetic cardiomyopathies. The project involves using molecular and biomechanical assays to understanding how cardiomyocytes remodel and use novel methods to modulate contractility via gene delivery or small molecules.  The assays used in our group span from isolated myosin motors to myofibrils, multicellular preparation, cells and whole organ analysis.


The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree relevant to biological science with less than 3 years of post-doctoral training. Experience in the cardiovascular field is preferred, but not required. The successful applicant will design and perform experiments, write manuscripts and participate in Departmental and extramural scholarly activities. Applicants are expected to apply for internal and external funding after obtaining preliminary data. The ideal candidate will have excellent technical and communication skills and willingness to work well with others.


Please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names/addresses for three references through Interfolio. With questions, you can contact Farid Moussavi-Harami, M.D. Division of Cardiology, University of Washington,

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