The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System, is seeking a postdoctoral researcher for the Antioxidant and Gene Regulation Laboratory. The successful candidate will receive training in endocrinology and molecular biology with a focus on obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The position is funded by NIH sponsored project to study glucose and fatty acid metabolism in mouse models. Detailed background information regarding the research is available at the lab website: http://labs.pbrc.edu/generegulation/index.htm
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.D. Preferred Qualifications: Strong motivation for profess in advanced academic career. Research experience in the study of adipose tissue function or atherosclerosis is preferred. A skill in cell culture, Western blot, qRT-PCR, enzyme assay, gene delivery by virus will be an advantage.
Apply online at: http://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu