Job Opportunity: Research fellow (Postdoctoral),Center for Matrix Biology, Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN

Rachel Howell
July 22, 2014

Job Description
A NIH- funded postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately in the Center for Matrix Biology to investigate the role of lysyl oxidases in normal kidney function and renal fibrosis.

We are looking for a highly motivated ambitious young scientist (recent PhD graduate) who can work independently and proven ability for critical thinking, method development and problem solving while delivering timely research. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in protein biochemistry, molecular biology and renal biology. A strong background in enzymology, molecular cloning, and recombinant protein expression will be preferred. Preference will be given to academic career oriented individuals pursuing first author peer-reviewed publication(s).

Basic Requirements:
This position requires a PhD degree (Biochemistry, Molecular/Cell Biology, or related fields)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to publish the results of scientific research in scientific journals

Additional Information:
This is a full-time position; 40 hours per week which includes NIH-based salary and all Vanderbilt staff benefits including health and dental insurance, retirement plan, etc.                                     

Qualified applicants need to submit a current CV, publications reprints and at least 3 references via  e-mail to  Debbie Scott with the subject line “ postdoc position RV ”
Department of Medicine-Division of Nephrology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN 37232-2372