Summary Description: Columbia University's Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology invites applications for a Staff Associate/Senior Staff Associate position. The position is need to work on grants directed toward understanding the regulation of ion channels in the heart and vasculature. Emphasis is placed on the study of arrythmias and vascular dysfunction using transgenic mice. These studies include work ranging from molecular biology, calcium imaging of heart and vasculature, to whole animal electrophysiology.
Minimum Qualifications: A candidate must have four years of related experience to be considered a candidate for Staff Associate and eight years to be considered a candidate for Senior Staff Associate.Experience working with transgenic animals and animal models of human disease. Experience in mouse surgery including LAD ligation and echocardiography.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should have advanced knowledge of cell and tissue culture techniques, common molecular biology techniques(RT-PCR, Western blotting), and biochemistry methods. Candidates with prior experience in the creation and maintenance of transgenic/knock-in/knock-out mouse colonies preferred.
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