Postdoc Position at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Closing date: Open until filled

Location: Memphis, TN


A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Adebowale Adebiyi at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis TN. The candidate will be involved in projects that investigate ion channels and G-protein-coupled receptors in cardiovascular and renal health and disease. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be involved in multidisciplinary cardiovascular and renal research. The laboratory utilizes numerous experimental approaches, including cell and molecular biology, electrophysiology, Ca2+ imaging, small vessel myography, live animal imaging, and small and large animal surgical techniques. The position is for one year with the opportunity for renewal based on performance and adequate funding.


  • Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Physiology, Pharmacology or related fields. 
  • Experience with patch clamp electrophysiology is required. 
  • Familiarity with cell and molecular biology methods, transgenic mice, surgical techniques, and a record of research accomplishments are also necessary. 
  • The applicant should be able to design and conduct experiments and write scientific manuscripts.

How to Apply

Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to Dr. Adebowale Adebiyi, Associate Professor of Physiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center ([email protected]). Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral research fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package (

Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.


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