Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Maryland at Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is open in the laboratory of Dr. Roger Bannister at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) in downtown Baltimore. The successful candidate will drive a project investigating age-related declines in muscle excitability. To do so, she/he/they will utilize state-of-art electrophysiological and optical recording techniques. In addition, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop an independent research program.

This position is slated to begin immediately. Qualified individuals should apply to this posting and attach a cover letter, CV and names of three references. Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Bannister: .

UMSOM fosters intellectual interaction and provides state-of-the-art resources. In particular, the UMSOM has outstanding depth in muscle biology. UMSOM also has a longstanding commitment to aging research and has been designated a Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center since 1994.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

Qualifications :

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. with less than five years of postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate should have strong communication and writing skills, as well as relevant technical expertise (e.g., expertise with patch-clamp recording and/or Ca2+ imaging techniques, knowledge of ion channel biophysics and/or muscle physiology, etc.).

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