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Postdoctoral Scientist position

Postdoctoral scientist position is available on or after December 1, 2015 (start date negotiable) in the laboratory of Dr. Emma Heart in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, University of South Florida in Tampa, to study function of pancreatic beta cells and hepatocytes in the context of metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes. Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Pharmacology or related field is required. Preferred candidate must be fluent in complex biochemical/cellular/molecular biology and microscopy techniques including live cell confocal imaging and data analysis. Strong experience of in vivo studies using rodent models is desired, as well as experimental experience of carbohydrate and fat metabolic pathways (glucose and fatty acid oxidation, utilization, etc.). Salary is commensurate with experience and follows NIH guidelines.
If interested, please send CV and contact information of three references to

Emma Heart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd., MDC 2008
Tampa, FL 33612