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University of California San Diego
  • Position Number: 3695184
  • Location: La Jolla, CA
  • Position Type: Science - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Postdoctoral Position – Cardiovascular Molecular Biology - UCSD (University of California, San Diego)

Postdoctoral positions are available in the lab of Dr. Robert Ross at University of California, San Diego (UCSD). ('

The lab focuses on the molecular basis of heart disease, with specific attention to heart failure, ischemia and conduction system abnormalities. Projects currently are investigating the role of cell-cell, cell-matrix, and mitochondrial proteins, making use of mouse models, physiological measurements and surgical manipulations, along with cell-based studies including single cell transcriptomics, proteomics and super-resolution microscopy. Collaborative work utilizes patch clamping. The lab provides a superb training environment in a group of 10 PIs all using basic and translational approaches to study cardiovascular disease in an open lab environment.

Qualified candidates should have a PhD, MD or equivalent; be highly motivated and have expertise in molecular and cellular biology. Mouse disease model expertise will be helpful. Individuals should be able to function independently along with guidance from PI and have excellent organizational skills. Command of spoken and written English is needed.

The UCSD postdoctoral salary scale is above NIH stipend levels and will be commensurate with experience. Full benefits are described in detail at:

Interested individuals should apply by including curriculum vitae, statement of personal objectives, and names and contact information of three professional references to:
Dr. Robert S. Ross (


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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