A12024—Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

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Mentor:  Jaroslaw Zmijewski Ph.D.  Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BMR2 304, 901 19th St. South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, Tel: 205-934-7793, Fax: 205-934-7437, E-mail: zmijewsk@uab.edu.


A Postdoctoral research opportunity is available in Department of Medicine in University of Alabama at Birmingham to study NIH funded project related to the role of AMP-activated protein kinase, HMGB1 and Resistin in inflammation, particularly neutrophil activation and acute lung injury. The candidate should be familiar with cell culture procedures, mouse experimental models and molecular biology and biochemistry techniques such as Western blot, DNA purification, PCR, EMSA and ELISA. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment as well as a team member is essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to design and perform experiments, publications record in English journals and self-motivated individuals with interest in pursuing independent research are desirable. Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent with background in immunology and/or biochemistry and cell signaling. 

CV, statement of research interests, and the names of three references should be emailed to: Jaroslaw Zmijewski Ph.D.  Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BMR2 304, 901 19th St. South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, Tel: 205-934-7793, Fax: 205-934-7437, E-mail: zmijewsk@uab.edu.

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