Postdoctoral Fellow (Physiology and Pharmacology)

Job no: 494257
Position type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Health Science Campus College
Division/Equivalent: College of Medicine
School/Unit: Physiology and Pharmacology - 107530
Department/Office: Basic Sciences 4
Categories: Post Doc

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Title: Postdoctoral Fellow (Physiology and Pharmacology)

Department Org: 107530 - Physiology and Pharmacology

Employee Classification: P3 - Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Health Science Campus College

Shift:  1

Posted Salary: $38,672 - $48,382

Float: No

Rotate: No

On Call: No

Travel: Yes

Weekend/Holiday: Yes

Job Description:

The Osman lab is a Vascular Biology lab, which focuses on basic biological research within the
cardiovascular field. Research areas within the lab focus on the identification of the underlying
molecular mechanisms of systemic hypertension, atherosclerosis, and post-angioplasty
restenosis. We are currently seeking to fill an open position of a postdoctoral fellow to work on
multiple exciting projects in basic cardiovascular research. The Osman lab is located within the
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and
Life Sciences, which offers an intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive environment for
postdoctoral fellows. Postdoctoral Fellows will have the advantage of working side-by-side with
a variety of scientists and with expertise in microbiota, metabolomics, hypertension, metabolism, immunity, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, gastrointestinal disorders, and lung diseases.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree in biological/medical sciences (e.g., vascular biology, physiology, pharmacology, molecular biology, biology, biochemistry) is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior hands-on experience with cell culture techniques, basic molecular biology techniques, and a working experience with maintaining a small animal colony, breeding, and genotyping is required. Additional experience with myography techniques or animal models of cardiovascular disease is a plus.
Other requirements include the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, strong verbal and written communication skills in English, exemplary work ethic, strong organizational skills, high motivation, and enthusiasm for science


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.

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