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Postdoctoral Scholar for the Study of the Molecular Basis of Cardiac Development and Congenital Heart Disease: Chicago, IL United States

Employer: University of Chicago
Posted: June 9, 2014
Expires: August 8, 2014
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Postdoctoral Scholar for the Study of the Molecular Basis of Cardiac Development and Congenital Heart Disease: Chicago, IL United States

A Postdoctoral Scholar position is available for research and training on the molecular mechanisms of Cardiac Development and Congenital Heart Disease in the Moskowitz laboratory at The University of Chicago (

This newly funded project focuses on the molecular mechanisms for cardiac morphogenesis (e.g. Xie et al., 2012 Developmental Cell (PubMed PMID: 22898775). Our aim is to understand the regulatory networks underlying cardiac development and Congenital Heart Disease. The laboratory integrates genomics, molecular genetics, mouse and human genetics, imaging and ES cell differentiation to address these questions.

Candidates must have a recent PhD in developmental biology, molecular biology, genetics, pathology, cardiology or related field and have published at least one first author paper in an English language journal. Experience with genomics, molecular biology, murine genetics, or proteomics is sought. Molecular biology skills are essential. Please send a letter describing research experience/interest, CV, and contact information for three references electronically to:

Address correspondence to: Ivan Moskowitz, M.D., Ph.D. The University of Chicago Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology 900 East 57th Street, KCBD Room 5118 Chicago, Illinois 60637

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

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