Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Maryland at Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology
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Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Perinatal Exercise and Epigenetics

The laboratory of Dr. Junseok Son in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to investigate molecular mechanisms in response to exercise during pregnancy using transgenic mouse models.

The research will focus on:

1) Uncovering the molecular mechanisms underlying maternal impacts on placental development and function, focusing on hypoxia and placenta-induced hormones

2) Exploring epigenetic regulation of fetal brown fat and muscle development due to maternal exercise during pregnancy

3) Testing our novel discoveries for developing therapeutic intervention of pregnant women

Please include with your application:
  • a cover letter describing research experience and career goals
  • curriculum vitae
  • contact information of three references
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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Qualifications :

Applicants should possess the Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and experience in molecular biology and biochemical research approaches and a strong work ethic. Experience with bioinformatics is preferred, but not required.

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