Job Details
Posting Date
22/03/2021 Expiry Date 22/04/2021 Job Reference Number: 1627-2021-03-22T15:09:31
Postdoctoral fellow in Cardiovascular Research
Category Research
College Departments
Department Sharjah Institute for Medical Research
Job Purpose

·        The Sharjah Institute for Medical Research (SIMR) is currently recruiting a postdoctoral fellow in the Cardiovascular Research Group.

·        The ideal candidate should hold a PhD in a biomedical science field with a minimum of two years experience in Cardiovascular research including but not limited heart failure models, hypertension, platelet signaling and thrombosis.

·        He/She should have experience in animal handlings, mammalian cell culture, techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, western blot, flow cytometry, platelet aggregometry, confocal microscopy, ELISA and other basic cell-based experiments.

·        Candidates with experience in animal models of cardiovascular diseases, drug administration, measurement of Blood Pressure by Tail Cuff, and blood collection through retro-orbital puncture, will be preferred. 

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Manage the day to day running of the Cardiovascular research group laboratory
  2. Manage the ordering, stock taking and budget for the group
  3. Perform research projects assigned to him/her by the group members.
  4. Data analysis and presentation in seminars and conferences
  5. Train undergrad and postgrad students in the lab. 

Job Specific Accountabilities --
Required Skills --
Preferred Qualification & Experience

PhD in Cardiac diseases/ Thrombosis/ Atherosclerosis/ Hypertension or in a closely related field. 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • An in-depth knowledge of techniques related to cardiovascular diseases, and techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, Co-immunoprecipitation, immunoblotting, flow cytometric testing and analysis, platelet aggregometry, as well familiarity with confocal microscopy.
  • Experience with animal handling and establishing animal models of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable him/her to smoothly interact with staff and faculty at the institute.
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all