Mount Sinai Careers

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

The candidate will study the pathophysiology of mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation disorders using mouse models. The candidate will focus on disease relevant phenotypes such as fasting-induced hypoglycemia and skeletal muscle myopathy. The candidate will also study the interaction between mitochondrial and peroxisomal fatty acid oxidation using a combination of cellular and animal models.

- design, perform, interpret and report experiments
- present obtained results at meetings
- write scientific articles
- prepare grant proposals - Recent PhD degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or a closely related field
- Proven ability to work independently as well as within a team
- High level of intrinsic motivation
- Experience with animal models