Job Information

University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/26/2023

Requisition Number PRN36751B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00213 - CVRTI

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 50000 to 650000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Postdoctoral Positions in Cardiometabolic Physiology

The Aromolaran Lab at The Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute ( CVRTI ), University of Utah ( ) is seeking a creative, energetic and motivated postdoctoral fellow to investigate the molecular mechanisms of cardiac remodeling that are acquired in metabolic disorders (obesity, diabetes, and inflammation). We utilize heterologous expression systems (HEK293, CHO cells, and macrophage cell lines) and cardiomyocytes isolated from guinea pigs, rodents (mice and rats), and humans as well as pre-clinical animal models. The position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience in basic and translational research using state-of-the art approaches in molecular biology, as well as other related approaches including electrophysiology, flow cytometry, biochemistry, DNA cloning and plasmid development, and optical imaging. The environment at the CVRTI is highly interactive, collaborative, friendly and stimulating.

The CVRTI offers an exceptional research environment, attractive benefits, and a great location in Salt Lake City.

Interested applicants should send a single PDF file including: Cover letter (describing research interests), CV/biosketch with publication and funding history, and contact information for three references. Please address your application to Ademuyiwa Aromolaran, PhD. ( , Tel: (801)-581-3095).


Minimum Qualifications


The successful candidate will be expected to hold a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with experience (within 2 years of graduating) in cardiac biology, myocyte isolation, cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, inflammation or imaging. Expertise in molecular biology and/or electrophysiology approaches is highly preferred. The candidate will be expected to possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, think critically, and work independently.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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