Research Fellow Position
available immediately to study the regulation of vasopressin synthesis.
Research will examine effects of age and physiologic environment on
vasopressin gene expression and hormone release. Experimental measurements
will include solution and in situ hybridization for vasopressin mRNA (exon
and intron), as well as hypothalamic peptide synthesis rate and pituitary
levels in the rat. Candidates should hold a recent doctoral degree (Ph.D.
or equivalent) in a relevent discipline and experience with basic molecular
biology techniques is strongly preferred. Salary and other financial
support is only available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Send
curriculum vitae, relevent reprints, and a list of references to: Alan G.
Robinson, M.D., Department of Medicine (Endocrine Division), E1140b
Biomedical Science Tower, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 15261
Please forward this notice to anyone who might be interested. Informal
inquiries can be forwarded to me at macfitz+ at pitt.edu.
Mark D. Fitzsimmons, Ph.D.