Area: Brain Vascular Stabilization in Development and Disease
Duration: 12 months
Start Date: 2024 February
Annual Stipend: Salary based on experience plus University of Calgary Plan C Benefits
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary and is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Blood Vessel Stabilization in Development and Disease.
The successful candidate will work on a CIHR-funded, internationally collaborative project using zebrafish and/or stem cell genetic models of vascular stabilization. The project aims to understand the genetic factors that contribute to cerebral small vessel disease and stroke using mechanistic development biology, molecular biology and genetic approaches.
We seek a curious, independent postdoctoral fellow with skills in developmental and/or molecular biology and genetics. Working knowledge of vascular biology, genomics and animal models is an asset.
- Minimum PhD and 2 years or less of postdoctoral training
To be eligible as a Postdoctoral scholar at the University of Calgary, you must have been awarded a PhD or equivalent within the five (5) years immediately preceding the appointment. Please review the Postdoc Eligibility Guidelines for more information prior to applying for this position.
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- Statement of motivation
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