University of Pittsburgh and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, searching for trained PhD Clinical Translational Investigator to support the Forman lab’s initiatives in skeletal muscle nitrite science, and to initiate their own grant applications and long-term career.
The Forman lab is based at the University of Pittsburgh as well as the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Its primary orientation is to nitrite science in relation to skeletal muscle mitochondrial bioenergetics and physical function in older adults with clinical applications to frailty, heart failure, and COVID-19. The ideal candidate has a background in cellular (bioenergetics, molecular signaling) and human (cardiorespiratory fitness, metabolism, body composition, exercise) physiology, with skills pertaining to both.
The candidate is to be hired as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, with 2-years of hard support provided. Responsibilities are to advance Forman lab initiatives, while also provided opportunities to advance independent initiatives at the University of Pittsburgh and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. The candidate will be situated in well-resourced bench and human physiology lab situated within a new research center where a community of investigators from the University of Pittsburgh Vascular Medicine and Aging Institutes are also situated.
The candidate is to be hired through University of Pittsburgh with an additional appointment at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, such that funding eligibility includes NIH as well as VA funding opportunities.
Salary commensurate with experience, research methodology proficiency.
Key priorities: Capacities for team science, data organization and analysis as well as cellular and human physiological expertise.
Interested candidates contact Daniel Forman at email@example.com 412-864-2507.