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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Company: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ric Pierce. Research in the Pierce group focuses on how acute critical illness induces endothelial cell dysfunction and how to assess and ultimately treat these processes to reduce organ failure and death. Our work is highly translational, with research questions arising directly from critically ill children with diseases such as shock, sepsis, bronchiolitis, acute respiratory distress syndrome. We are highly collaborative, working with many medical and scientific subspecialties to solve clinical problems that will ultimately improve the health of children. Check us out https://medicine.yale.edu/lab/pierce/ and @Pierce_Vasc_Lab and the research environment at https://medicine.yale.edu/pediatrics/research/

We are seeking highly -self-motivated applicants with competence in standard cellular and molecular biology techniques. Training in human cell culture, as well as more specific assays utilized by our lab, will be provided as needed. As a core member of the Pierce lab, you will be expected to work at the bench, interpret data, and troubleshoot experiments independently. Personal drive for independent investigation, creativity, and excellent communication skills are expected, and we will help develop these skills during training. Information about salary, benefits, and career development opportunities can be found at https://postdocs.yale.edu/postdocs.

Yale's Vascular Biology and Therapeutics (https://medicine.yale.edu/vbt/) and Human and Translational Immunology (https://medicine.yale.edu/immuno/programs/hti/) are unique, highly supportive and collaborative environments which combine the investigative strengths of outstanding laboratory-based faculty with strong interdisciplinary clinical teams. We will help you achieve your goals by continuous professional development and regular career progression sessions along with participation in seminars, annual retreats and programs within VBT, HTI and Yale School of Medicine. This is an excellent and supportive environment for a highly motivated candidate. Grant and manuscript writing classes, mentorship seminars, near-peer workgroups and other opportunities are available to assist with professional development and are expected aspects of training.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to the following address: lisa.palmieri@yale.edu or Lisa Palmieri, Department of Pediatrics, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208064, New Haven, CT 06520-8064.

Keywords: Yale University School of Medicine, Hartford , Postdoctoral Research Associate, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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