Research & Industry Job Board

The UMDF is committed to publishing information that grows and supports the mitochondrial research community. In order to advance science and the development of new therapies for mitochondrial disease, UMDF will post open positions from around the world at all levels in academic mitochondrial research as well as relevant industrial positions. Employers with open positions that fit these guidelines are encouraged to contact the UMDF.

Current Global Research Positions

Posted 7/27/16
Position Type: Post‐Doctoral Position at the NIH

Position Title: Immune modulation of mitochondrial metabolism
Position Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the Metabolism, Infection and Immunity Unit (MINI Unit), NHGRI/NIH, Bethesda Campus, Bethesda, MD. The laboratory is focused on understanding the effects of immune activation on end‐organ mitochondrial metabolism. To accomplish this, mitochondrial diseases are used as a model system. The project is focused on defining the role of the immune system in precipitating or exacerbating metabolic decompensation in mitochondrial disorders. The successful candidate will employ innovative approaches to answer these important questions: patient studies, animal models, genomics, metabolomics, stable isotope flux, in vivo metabolic imaging using hyperpolarized stable isotopes, enzyme assays, immunohistochemistry, and bioenergetics studies.
We are seeking a highly motivated, creative and collaborative individual with a publication record, who is able to engage in independent reasoning and excited about learning new technologies. Ideal candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and < 5 years of postdoctoral training. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in mouse models, biochemistry, mitochondrial physiology or neuroscience, and cell and molecular biology. Prior experience with models of mitochondrial disease, metabolomics or extracellular flux analysis of bioenergetic function (Seahorse Biosciences) is a plus. The candidate should have excellent writing and communication skills.

If you are interested, please send a research statement, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and the names and contact information of 3 references to Dr. Peter McGuire peter.mcguire@nih.gov by October 1, 2016, or until it is filled.

Employer Name: National Human Genome Research Institute
Position Location: Bethesda, MD|
The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Current Global Industry Positions

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