Postdoctoral Fellow

LSU HEALTH SCIENCES SHREVEPORT

A Postdoctoral Fellowship position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Arif Yurdagul Jr. studying the mechanisms of nutrient sensing by macrophages during the clearance of dead cells, particularly in the context of atherosclerosis progression and regression. The Yurdagul lab, located in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at LSU Health Shreveport, has a long-standing interest in the mechanisms linking signaling pathways and cell metabolism during atherosclerosis progression and regression. In association with the LSU Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences (CCDS), the fellow will be exposed to extensive training and networking opportunities in vascular biology, immunology, metabolism, career development workshops through the local Post-Doctoral Association, and opportunities for intramural fellowships through the CCDS. Postdoctoral Fellows interested in conducting research in the Yurdagul lab should review the current laboratory research directions and contact Dr. Yurdagul at [email protected]. Competitive compensation will be provided. Extensive research and career-development support will be provided by Dr. Yurdagul as well as the research centers. Interested applicants should apply for the position via the following link: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/shv/CareerOpportunities/Home/Detail/4050. Northern Louisiana has a low cost of living, temperate climate, and extensive cultural and social amenities. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. LSU Health is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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