About the position
Full-time Postdoctoral research positions are available in Dr. Krishnamurthy’s laboratory within the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a joint department in the School of Medicine and School of Engineering at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. Broad research areas of emphasis in the laboratory include studying molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases under pathophysiological stress; stem cell biology and regenerative medicine; metabolic disease and glycobiology. The successful candidate will employ in vitro and in vivo model systems to address scientific questions/challenges in cardiovascular medicine. 

The candidate must have a PhD or MD/PhD degrees, should be independent, self-motivated and must have the ability to work as a team. For a successful training, it will be essential for the candidate to participate in development, planning and execution of research projects, troubleshoot and customize experimental tools, analyze and interpret data, review and understand relevant scientific literature related to cardiovascular diseases, prepare reports and publish manuscripts, present results at national meetings and conferences and apply for fellowships and grants. Prior experience with both tissue culture and animal models, immunostaining/microscopy and cell-based assays is required. Strong molecular biology application and knowledge is a must. 

Interested candidates should submit a CV or resume, a statement of research interests, accomplishments and career goals, and a list of three references to prasanak@uab.edu. UAB provides a dynamic, collaborative, and integrative research and training environment with state-of-the-art facilities. The vibrant multidisciplinary approach provides excellent opportunities for career growth and development. Application review will begin after Jan 15, 2019.