Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate Positions

Mariana Angoa-Perez is seeking a qualified individual to lead research projects on brain-gut microbiome interactions in response to drugs of abuse, multi-symptom disorders, and traumatic brain injury. Studies in the newly established laboratory employ rodent models, behavioral and neurochemical approaches, as well as 16S rRNA gene sequence analyses in fecal samples to assess the role of the gut microbiome in brain responses to stimulant drugs and brain injury. Applicants must have a Ph.D. with research background in neurochemistry, animal behavior, neuropathology, or cell biology. Experience in working/handling rodents is greatly valued. Interested applicants should summit a cover letter; a current CV, and the name, phone number, and e-mail address of three references to in the Department of Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine. The recruitment will take place until the position is filled.


Charles S. Chung, PhD is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to investigate the mechanical and molecular control of myocardial relaxation.  The newly established lab studies muscle physiology from both an in vivo and in vitro viewpoint.  Our lab focuses on in vitro muscle (cell and fiber) bio-mechanics, and in vivo ultrasound and pressure-volume.  Our current funded project seeks to understand how myocardial stretch and altered passive stiffness (titin and ECM) modify myocardial relaxation.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent advanced degree) with research experience in physiology, biophysics, bioengineering, cell biology, or molecular biology.  Desired/necessary experience includes: experience using intact cardiac cells, tissues, or organs; research in myofilament proteins or cardiac collagen; of experience with muscle physiology.  Full funding available for NIH F32 eligible individuals.  Interested applicants should summit a cover letter; a current CV; and the name, e-mail address, and phone number of three references to  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.