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Postdoctoral position studying cellular metabolism of diabetes and aging

Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

An immediate opening for a postdoctoral position exists at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Multiple projects are available including to examine the role of metabolism 1) in pancreatic islet function and growth and 2) in liver. The candidate will be immersed in an interdisciplinary environment with training opportunities in transgenic mouse models, human islet culture and xenograft transplantation, human pancreas analyses, metabolomics LC-MS/MS, 3D EM reconstruction, single-cell RNA-seq, and computational data science techniques. Funding is secure, along with a highly competitive salary and fringe benefits. Individuals with experience in mouse models of diabetes, lineage mapping, metabolomics, RNA-seq, and/or immunofluorescence microscopy are especially encouraged to apply but these are not required. Those interested should contact Danielle Dean at danielle.dean@vumc.org. Please include a cover letter, CV, and the names with contact information for three referees.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, passionate and self-motivated with a commitment to career development. Dr. Dean has a strong commitment to mentorship. You will have the support of an organized BRET Postdoctoral training program, an Individual Development Plan, and the Diabetes Research and Training Center https://www.vumc.org/vdrc/home. You will be encouraged to write grants and manuscripts and to present your work both at Vanderbilt and at international and national meetings. The candidate must be able to independently and efficiently manage concurrent projects and while possessing a strong commitment to contributing intellectually and interpersonally toward a positive, stimulating, and inclusive lab environment.

Those interested should contact Danielle Dean at danielle.dean@vumc.org. Please include a cover letter, CV, and the names with contact information for three referees.

Danielle Dean
: danielle.dean@vumc.org
2022-05-24 18:11:39

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