Postdoctoral Studies

The Einstein Postdoctoral Individual Development Plan

Job Title:

Postdoctoral Position in Cardiovascular Research

Job Description:

Two postdoctoral positions, in the area of cardiovascular biology and regenerative medicine, are immediately available in the laboratory of Professor Bin Zhou at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York.  The primary research focus of the lab is to understand the molecular and genetic mechanisms of cardiovascular development and regeneration.  The specific areas of interest include the specification and differentiation of cardiovascular cells, the genetic/epigenetic and signaling regulation of heart development and regeneration, and the molecular and genetic mechanisms of congenital cardiovascular anomalies (Circulation Research, PMID: 21597012; Cell, PMID: 23178125; European Heart Journal, PMID: 26491108; Nucleic Acid Research, PMID: 27956497; Nature Communications, PMID: 28924218; 29215012).

Recent PhD graduates (or equivalents) with training in any field of biology are welcome to apply.  Candidates with experience in cardiovascular research using mouse models and induced pluripotent stem cells will be given preference.  Applicants with additional qualifications in CRISPR/Cas9 technology and basic bioinformatics are encouraged to apply.  The qualified candidates are expected to be self-motivated and team-oriented.  Albert Einstein College of Medicine provides postdoctoral trainees with an excellent work environment; campus housing for individuals and families may also be available.  The positions are available for four years and supported by NIH funding, with salaries/benefits according to the NIH and institutional guidelines.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter describing previous research experience and career goals, curriculum vitae, along with names of three references to:

Bin Zhou, MD, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Pediatrics (Pediatric Genetics), and Medicine (Cardiology).
Email:  bin.zhou@einsteinmed.org
Department of Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY 10461

Our laboratory is in the Department of Genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City.  Einstein is one of the nation's premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation.  Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers, 3rd within the education category in New York State, and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.  Einstein seeks candidates whose skills and personal and professional experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

 

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