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Postdoctoral fellowship positions are available immediately in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota to investigate molecular mechanisms that regulate cardiac hypertrophy and remodeling in response to stresses. The main objective is to determine how canonical Wnt/ beta-catenin signaling interacts with TCF7L2 isoforms regulate cardiac gene expression and structural remodeling.  Gene expression and epigenetic modifications will be investigated and interpreted in the context of TCF7L2 isoform recruitment. Candidates should provide curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, and contact information for three Professional references to:

 

The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.

All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications:
• Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree and research expertise in molecular cardiology and cardiac physiology
• Track record of peer-reviewed publications
• Strong organizational , and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
• Must be a team player

Preferred Qualifications:
• Training and/or expertise in signal transduction and molecular biology
• Experience in gene regulation
• Experience in gene targeted mice are encouraged to apply

Inquires can be sent to Dr. Faqian Li at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

·         Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave

·         Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans

·         Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts

·         Disability and employer paid life insurance

·         Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums

·         Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition

·         Student loan forgiveness opportunity

·         Opportunities for growth and promotion

·         Employee Assistance Program

For more information regarding benefits: https://policy.umn.edu/sites/policy.umn.edu/files/appendix/postdocappoint_appa.pdf