Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow- Stem Cell Research in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



736516:SOM: Peds: Children's Hrt Ctr

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 Doctoral Fellow- Stem Cell Research

This position involves::

Involve working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Preferred Qualifications:

The candidate should have a recent Ph.D. preferably in Cell Biology or related disciplines with strong cellular and molecular biology expertise including cell culture, immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry analysis, qRT-PCR, generation of expression vectors and animal models.

To apply please also prove curriculum vitae, the names of 3 references, and a cover letter describing your research experience and interests.

Full/Part Time:




Additional Job Details:

The Cardiomyocyte Stem Cell Laboratory (http://www.pedsresearch.org/people/faculty/chunhui-xu-phd) sponsored by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Tech, and Emory University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on human pluripotent stem cells. The research is focused on differentiation and applications of cardiomyocytes from pluripotent stem cells and will be conducted in collaboration with investigators in Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Tech, and Emory University. The candidate will conduct independent research and collaborate with members in the group and is expected to actively participate in experimental planning, data analysis, and manuscript writing.

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).