• Positions

    Training in cardiovascular-renal research

    A diverse array of pre- and post-doctoral training opportunities are available within the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center (CRRC) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Training within laboratories of over 40 CRRC faculty mentors takes place within a highly collaborative training environment and state-of-the art facilities. Specific areas of research emphasis includes: renal and molecular mechanisms of hypertension, obesity and metabolic diseases, fetal programming of adult cardiovascular disease, gender differences in cardiovascular-renal disease, microcirculation, immune mechanisms in cardiovascular and renal disease, preeclampsia, vascular biology, genetics of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases, stroke, endothelial biology, angiogenesis and neuro-endocrine control of the circulation.

    Applicants for postdoctoral positions must have a PhD, MD, or comparable degree. We seek applications from ethnically diverse scientists who have strong academic credentials and US citizenship or permanent residence. NIH rules for T32 trainee's state, "The individual to be trained must be a citizen or a noncitizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence by the time of award. Individuals who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence must have a currently valid Alien Registration Receipt Card (I-551) or other legal verification of such status."

    More information regarding PhD programs is available at graduate-school.umc.edu. Send curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and the names of three references to Joey P. Granger, PhD, at cecr@umc.edu