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: RBannister@som.umaryland.edu
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.
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
imaging techniques, knowledge of ion channel
biophysics and/or muscle physiology, etc.).