Post Doc in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine


Job #JPF06692

Application Window

Open July 16th, 2021 through Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, in tandem with the Division of Molecular Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Position. The laboratory is located within CHS under the direction of Dr. Hua Linda Cai, MD, PhD addressing topics related to cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic research.


Appointee must possess a recent doctorate degree, in the field of biomedical sciences or related disciplines.

Previous training and experiences in the following research areas are preferred: 1) mechanistic studies of hypertension and pulmonary hypertension, aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections, diabetic vascular complications, dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis; 2) mechanistic studies of metabolic pathways regulating adipogenesis, mitochondrial function, and skeletal muscle function; mechanistic studies of obesity and metabolic syndrome; 3) mechanistic studies of ion channel regulations and other pathways of arrhymogenesis using animal models and in vitro techniques, especially relevant to studies of atrial fibrillation; 4) mechanistic studies of cardiac injury and remodeling (myocardial infarction and heart failure) in response to various insults including ischemia reperfusion injury (I/R) and pressure overload; proficiency in ex vivo and in vivo I/R and Transverse Aortic Constriction (TAC) models in mice; 5) mechanistic studies of angiogenesis and wound healing (in diabetic environment and in general); 6) mechanistic studies of sepsis and related organ injuries including that of heart and lung; 7) mechanistic studies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and COVID-19; 8) mechanistic studies of mechano-transduction in the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Appointee must possess a recent doctorate degree, in the field of biomedical sciences or related disciplines.

Previous training and experience in cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic research.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
Reference requirements

Applicants will not be asked for any references

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