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Postdoctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no: 494491
Work type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Health Science Campus College
Categories: Post Doc

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department Org: Physiology and Pharmacology - 107530

Employee Classification: P3 - Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Health Science Campus College

Shift:  1 

Posted Salary: Salary will commensurate with education and experience

Float: False

Rotate: False

On Call: False

Travel: True

Weekend/Holiday: True

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc fellow. The research in my lab is focused on the gut microbiota-mediated blood pressure regulation and antihypertensive medication efficacy. This is an exciting new field with great potential for the resistant hypertensives. We employed a variety of techniques to test interdisciplinary hypotheses. Some highlights include: bioinformatic analysis of gut microbiota, survival surgery for rodent blood pressure measurement, flow cytometry, HPLC-MS, anaerobic culture of bacteria, epigenetic modification, DNA/RNA extraction, real time PCR, western blotting, ELISA, etc. Knowledge in physiology, immunology and molecular biology are helpful.

Minimum Qualifications:

(1) Ph.D. degree in biological/medical sciences (e.g., physiology, microbiology, immunology)

(2) experiences in rodent handling (e.g., genotyping)

(3) basic molecular works (e.g., DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, western blotting).

Preferred Qualifications:

(1) next-generation sequencing and data analysis (e.g., RNA-seq, microbiota analysis)

(2) Radio telemeter implants for blood pressure recording

(3) fluorescence microscopy, confocal


(5) Bacterial culture.


Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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Last Updated: 9/9/22