POSITIONS

The St. Hilaire laboratory is in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh and is part of the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood, Vascular Medicine Institute (VMI). The VMI is home to several laboratories performing cutting edge basic and translational cardiovascular research. Postdoctoral researchers in the VMI have access to exceptional core facilities and benefit from the unique career and mentoring opportunities available in the VMI. Established collaborations with clinicians at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute provide a unique opportunity for direct translational research and access to human biological samples.

To inquire about postdoctoral opportunities please submit your CV, a cover letter detailing your research experience, and contact details of three references here.

Qualifications: A PhD, MD, or MD/PhD required. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal English communication skills, along with experience in cell culture, molecular and biochemical assays, and studies involving small animals. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in vascular biology or related diseases. Eligibility to apply for NIH Fellowships or T32 Training Grants would also be a distinct advantage.

Pitt currently ranks 7th in National Institutes of Health funding, receiving more than $360 million from the NIH annually.

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