The School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, fiscal-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Human Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory of Christos Katsanos, PhD. Candidates must be within five years from receipt of their doctoral degree. The laboratory is located within the Center for Metabolic and Vascular Biology on the Scottsdale campus of the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. The laboratory’s focus is on human metabolism, with specific interest in understanding the biology of the skeletal muscle proteome phenotype in humans with obesity. Anticipated start date: December 15, 2020, or when the right candidate has been identified.
Essential Duties The Fellow will be involved in all aspects of the research, including infusion studies in humans, measurement of gene expression in muscle, quantification of the turnover rate of muscle proteins using stable isotope tracer/mass spectrometry techniques, data consolidation/analyses, and preparation of manuscripts. She/he will present research findings to relevant professional meetings and participate in grant submissions.
Location of office/lab space is on the Mayo Clinic Campus in Scottsdale, AZ.
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Individuals with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biology/Physiology, Exercise Science, or relevant discipline, by time of appointment, and demonstrated research productivity are encouraged to apply.
Experience with standard molecular biology techniques is necessary.
Strong writing and oral communication skills are highly desired.
Candidates with research background and interest in metabolism will be given special consideration.
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