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04-22-2010, 12:40 PM
Postdoctoral Research Trainee Position at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Mechanical Properties of Migrating Cells of the Lung Epithelium


Description : The faculty mentor for this position will be Dr.CHRISTOPHER WATERS. Postdoctoral Research Position available immediately to work within a lung research group at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC) in Memphis, TN. The NIH-funded project concerns the use of atomic force microscopy (AFM) in the indentation mode to determine the elasticity of migrating cells of the lung epithelium. The ideal candidate for this position would have the following capabilities: intermediate to advanced skills with the use of AFM in imaging and indentation of living cells; a background in engineering; proficiency in Matlab and other computational software; experience in cell culture and microscopy; ability to work in a diverse and multi-disciplinary environment. Please send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and a list of references who may be contacted to Christopher M. Waters, PhD, Dept. of Physiology, The University of Tennessee Health Sc ience Center; email: cwaters2@uthsc.edu

Qualifications : M.D./Ph.D. intermediate to advanced skills with the use of AFM in imaging and indentation of living cells; a background in engineering; proficiency in Matlab and other computational software; experience in cell culture and microscopy.

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and based on the prevailing wage for postdoctoral fellows set by the US Department of Labor. The position includes an excellent benefits package (http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Title VI/ IX/ Section 504/ A DA/ADEA Employer.
How to apply : All candidate must apply online at https://academic.uthsc.edu/postdoc/. This correspondence should be considered a public record and subject to public inspection pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act.

https://academic.uthsc.edu/postdoc/pdjobdesc.php?appid=2622