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Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity - Cellular Signaling

A postdoctoral position is available in a NIH-funded research project to study functions of the anti-fibrotic molecule, SARA (Smad Anchor for Receptor Activation), under the direction of Doctors Hayashida and Schnaper in the Division of Kidney Disease in the Department of Pediatrics, which is located in the downtown Chicago campus.

They are seeking candidates who are highly motivated, experienced, and interested in studies of cellular signaling.

Their laboratory investigates molecular mechanisms by which kidney fibrosis progresses. Their recent works suggest that SARA is a critical gate-keeper for cellular phenotype. The person who fills this position will participate in a project to decipher how SARA exerts its functions. The candidate must have a PhD in molecular/cellular science or equivalent, and is assumed to be capable of planning and conducting experiments, and evaluating and troubleshooting the results rather independently, but with close consultation with the PIs. New ideas for experimental approach/design will be welcomed. Some technical support could be provided by a lab technician.

Interested candidates should send your resume to: 

Tomoko Hayashida
Research Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.