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POST-DOCTORAL POSITION

Impact of Trauma and its Factors on Vascular Endothelial Function

A post-doctoral scientist position is immediately available to work on a project to study the functions of the endothelium in detecting and responding to injury and elucidate mechanisms that contribute to maladaptive vascular responses after trauma. Our research program works to improve outcomes for victims of trauma. We seek to understand the vascular responses to sterile injury and how these control points can be successfully targeted to benefit trauma patients. Using native blood vessels from humans or animal models, we employ methods including electrophysiology, flow cytometry, pressure myography, and in vivo vascular imaging.

Environment

Founded in 1791, the University of Vermont is a Public Ivy and top 100 research university, with an enrollment nearing 11,000 students. Located on approximately 3.5 hours by car from Boston and 90 minutes from Montreal, Burlington is nationally ranked for its livability, access to nature and recreation, thriving microbrewery, food and music scene, and status as a top college town.  Situated on the stunning shoreline of Lake Champlain, with 5 ski resorts located 25 to 60 minutes away, Burlington is ideal for anyone enjoying outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, kayaking, and skiing.

Qualifications

  • Qualifications include an M.D. or Ph.D. in Physiology, Pharmacology or a related field.
  • Experience with vascular biology methods including electrophysiology, pressure myography, immunohistochemistry and microscopy preferred.
  • Intellectual curiosity, enthusiasm, and creativity are required.

Send curriculum vitae and a list of three references to Dr. Kalev Freeman, University of Vermont, Given Medical Building E301, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, USA (kalev.freeman@uvm.edu; 802-656-4216).