Postdoctoral Position FMRP USP FAPESP

Organization
University of Sao Paulo (FMRP-USP)
Job Location
Av Bandeirantes, 3900
Ribeirão Preto - São Paulo
14049900
Brazil
Job Description

The Center for Research in Inflammatory Diseases – CRID, from the University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto, is taking applications for a 2 years postdoctoral research position to join a project financed by FAPESP. The highly motivated candidate should have taken his/her PhD degree within the past 4 years in one of the following areas: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Cellular/Molecular Biology or similar fields. The candidate must be interested in the molecular pharmacology of G-protein Coupled Receptors (GPCRs), particularly of alpha-1 adrenoceptors native from smooth muscle tissues and human recombinant receptors heterologously expressed in cell systems. The candidate must be capable of designing experiments and conducting hypothesis based research involving isolated smooth muscle tissues in organ baths, aseptic cell culture, transfection, radioligand binding, intracellular signalling assays and identification, quantification and analysis of biased agonism. Excelent oral and writen communication skills is required.

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