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University of Utah Post-Doctoral Resident: Pulmonary in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/24/2018

Requisition Number PRN16932B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc w/Ret

Working Title Post-Doctoral Resident: Pulmonary

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 00239 - Pulmonary

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20000 to 500000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

An NIH supported post-doctoral position is open in the Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Division in the Helms laboratory. The lab investigates post-translational regulation of epithelial sodium channels (ENaC) using single channel patch clamp analysis and biomolecular assays.

The ideal candidate will:

1) conduct electrophysiological recordings of ion channels located on lung epithelia

2) model lung injury using small laboratory animal models, and

3) measure redox potentials and oxidative signaling in primary lung epithelia. In addition to conducting investigative research, the post-doctoral position will also be responsible for analyzing outcomes and preparing figures for publication.

For more information or questions, reach out to PI Directly at


Minimum Qualifications


PhD in a scientific field

Experience in cell signaling assays, molecular biology, tissue culture, western blot analysis, and scientific software preferred.

Willing to train the candidate in electrophysiology and small animal non-survival surgeries.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

For more information or questions, reach out to PI Directly at

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

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

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