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Job ID: 194215

Postdoctoral Position
University of Pittsburgh

Date Posted Sep. 12, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Position
University University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, Vascular Medicine Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Vascular Biology
    Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
    Pharmacology & Toxicology
    Cardiology/Cardiovascular Medicine
    Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences
    Biochemistry & Cellular Biology
    Medicine - General

Advanced Postdoc Position funded by T32

Advanced postdoctoral research opportunity in cardiovascular research. We seek a highly motivated, mature postdoctoral candidate with an interest in vascular cell signaling and/or translational medicine. Persons who are more advanced in postdoctoral training with leadership capabilities are preferable. The candidate should have strong people skills and be a team player. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to benefit from the unique career development opportunities available in the Heart, Lung, Blood & Vascular Medicine Institute and the University of Pittsburgh & UPMC. A long track record of the laboratory’s success in mentorship in an intellectually safe and positive environment. The group focuses on the role of NADPH oxidases (NOXs) in cell signaling and cardiovascular diseases. Techniques most commonly used in the laboratory include Western blotting, qPCR, gene transfer, biochemical and plate-based spectrophotometric and fluorometric assays, immunofluorescence and in vivo hemodynamic studies. Travel to national and international meetings will be supported. 

Qualifications:   A Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or a related field is required. Candidates should have excellent English (oral and written) capabilities and strong interpersonal skills. Resourceful, self-starters who have the ability to work and lead others are strongly encouraged to apply. Moreover, the successful applicant should have extensive expertise in biochemical and molecular biological techniques with a track record of publishing success. Eligibility for NIH Training Grants is a distinct advantage and persons with appropriate citizenship/residency requirements and interests in basic and translational research are highly encouraged to apply for immediately available T32 slots.

Please submit your curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing your research experience and interests, and the contact details of three references to Dr. Pagano (


Patrick J. Pagano, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, E1247

200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Tel: 412-383-6505, Fax: 412-648-5980


  • The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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