Postdoc position is available at the University of Vermont in Burlington

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Location: Burlington, VT, USA

Start Date: 1st January 2022

Job Description

A Postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated individual in the laboratory of Osama Harraz, PhD at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. The successful candidate will investigate ion channels and receptors in the vascular system under physiological and pathophysiological conditions. The research will involve patch clamp electrophysiology, genetically engineered mouse models, primary cell culture, calcium imaging, and in vivo imaging of blood flow.

More information about the Harraz lab can be found at here.

The Candidate

We are specifically interested in individuals with research experience in vascular biology, ion channels, signal transduction pathways, small vessel and neurodegenerative diseases. Prior experience in vascular biology or neuroscience is essential, but most importantly, the successful candidate will possess a high level of self motivation with a strong interest in the health implications of biomedical research.


- Being passionate and motivated about scientific discovery

- PhD in Physiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology or a closely related field

- Publications in vascular biology and/or ion channels in peer-review journals

- Experimental experience in patch clamp electrophysiology and/or vascular imaging

- A strong background in vascular biology, ion channels, signal transduction pathways, small vessel and/or neurodegenerative diseases is highly desirable

How to Apply

Interested candidates: Please, send one PDF including: 1) CV; 2) summary of research experience and interests; and 3) contact information of three references to: [email protected]

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