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Job Opening ID
Working Title
Job Title
Work Location
Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time
FLSA Status
Organizational Group
Medical School
Int Med-Cardiology
Posting Begin/End Date
6/11/2014 – 9/09/2014
Career Interests
Research Fellows


How to Apply

In addition to applying for this position online, Interested candidates should contact Dr. Santhi Ganesh, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, with current resume or CV and references. Email --

Job Summary

The Ganesh lab is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for molecular genetic research work. My lab is investigating the role of newly discovered genes for vascular diseases at a molecular and functional level. The lab is half computational, conducting DNA sequencing and RNA expression studies. The other half of the lab conducts wet lab research focused on functional and mechanistic experiments of specific gene targets. Specifically, we are interested in the role of various genes and pathways in adverse vascular remodeling leading to common cardiovascular diseases. We also use animal models of vascular injury.

Candidates should have publications in a similarly related field and demonstrated expertise in standard molecular laboratory assays. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in both human genetics and functional biology investigation and how the two are integrated in disease-oriented research.

Required Qualifications*

M.D. or Ph.D. required. Basic science discipline preferred, such as molecular biology, cell biology, or vascular biology. Candidates with a computational skills are also encouraged to apply.

Understands and demonstrates the core concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC), including: Respect and Dignity, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration.

Work Schedule

40 hours, full-time. Days -- hours negotiable.

Additional Information

We, the staff and faculty of the U-M Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion; Collaboration; Innovation; and Commitment to Excellence.

Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member. The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Center's philosophy and culture:

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.