Research Assistant Professor - Renal Cardiovascular - (FAC001365)
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A Research Assistant Professor – Renal Cardiovascular (non-tenure track) position is available in Dr. Tahir Hussain's laboratory in the department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in Houston, TX. The selected candidate will participate in NIH-funded research work focused to understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of obesity-related blood pressure regulation and kidney injury. The research involves use of whole animals including genetic models of obesity and diet-induced obesity in rats and mice, primary cell cultures, and biochemical, molecular, genomics, proteomics and imaging approaches. Survival surgery on animals and telemetry blood pressure are an important part of the overall research approach.
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-Designated Tier 1 public research university and also a member institution of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center which houses major academic research programs in cancer, genetics, and neuroscience with a major focus on translational research. The college and department recently moved into a new state-of-the-art building with exceptional research facilities and teaching resources.
The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits are provided to successful applicant.
Eligible candidates must have earned a doctoral degree, 4-5 postdoctoral years of experience, and excellent publication record. Prior experience in skeletal and/or cardiac muscle physiology, cell signaling, viral vectors, primary cell culture, and flow cytometry is plus.
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