Lung Biology and Translational Medicine
Postdoctoral Position Available
Postdoctoral positions funded through a T32 training grant are currently available to MD and PhD prepared trainees for careers in clinical and translational, and basic research in lung biology and medicine with a focus on stem cells and mechanisms of tissue repair and regeneration.
Research projects include studies in the pathophysiology and treatment of pulmonary fibrosis, emphysema and chronic airway inflammation; basic mechanisms in cell signaling, including biomechanical and biochemical effects of the extracellular matrix; molecular and cellular mechanisms of stem cell differentiation/fate and tissue response to injury; pathophysiology and treatment of chronic lung disease, free radicals, oxidative injury and antioxidants in pulmonary diseases.
Application Requirements: The candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Candidate must have a M.D. or Ph.D. degree. The position is available for 2-3 years, with additional opportunities for future funding. Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to a academic research career. Individuals are invited to send a current CV, a letter indicating an interest and describing research accomplishments and plans, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Victor J. Thannickal, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding Available: Amount of award is dependent on the applicant's experience and follows NIH guidelines.
Victor J. Thannickal, M.D., Professor of Medicine; Director, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Mailing Address: UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, 1900 University Blvd. THT-422, Birmingham, AL 35294-0006 Telephone: (205) 975-6376 Fax: (205) 934-1721;