Post-Doctoral Fellowships

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  • Post-Doctoral Fellowships

    Applications are invited for post-doctoral positions in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.  

    Fellows will receive training in a wide array of genetic, molecular, biochemical and integrative physiological methods to investigate central nervous system control of cardiovascular function and metabolic functions. Current areas of research emphasis include: 1) mechanisms of obesity-induced hypertension; 2) CNS signaling pathways that differentially control appetite, glucose homeostasis, thermogenesis and sympathetic nervous system activity; and 3) molecular mechanisms of "lipotoxic" cardiovascular and renal injury. Studies are conducted in genetically engineered rodent models as well as in large animal models.

    Candidates must have a PhD, MD or comparable degree with an interest in cellular/molecular research as well as integrative physiology. Previous experience and training with the use of rodent models, assessment of cardiac function, histology, immunohistochemistry and/or neurosciences will be an asset.

    Our laboratories are housed in the new state-of-the-art Arthur C. Guyton Research Complex with excellent core facilities. Salaries are competitive, and there is an opportunity to advance to a faculty position.

    Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and career goals, and the names of three references to:

    • Dr. John E. Hall, Chair
              Department of Physiology and Biophysics
              University of Mississippi Medical Center
              2500 N. State St.
              Jackson, MS 39216-4505
              E-mail: Dr. John E. Hall