Emory University Post doc fellow in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



733005:SOM: Medicine: Cardiology

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Post doc fellow

This position involves::

Involve working with animals.

Preferred Qualifications:

The qualified candidate should have a doctoral degree in physiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related fields and a track record of peer-reviewed publications. Prior experience in vascular or hepatic biology is desired. Expertise in molecular/cellular biology and experience in animal disease models and surgery is preferred.

Full/Part Time:




Additional Job Details:

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Zhiyong Lin. The successful candidate will work under limited supervision, and lead research projects to investigate the physiological roles of a group of cellular matrix-associated proteins in the pathogenesis of a variety of cardiovascular diseases using rodent models, as well as dissect the underlying molecular mechanisms.

Duties will include but are not limited to experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation and communication of results of basic and/or translational research.

Will be required to review literature and apply advanced knowledge, skills, and input necessary for protocol development. As a postdoctoral fellow, he/she is required to prepare manuscripts and contribute preliminary data for grant proposals. In addition, this individual is expected to present research findings at local and national scientific meetings. The fellow will also help to supervise Research Specialist, graduate students and undergraduate students in the lab.

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).