Pennington Biomedical Research Center
September 1, 2023
6400 Perkins Road Baton Rouge LA 70808, Baton Rouge, LA
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Prachi Singh, Sleep and Cardiometabolic Health Lab.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a world-renowned academic research institute of Louisiana State University, is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Sleep and Cardiometabolic Health Laboratory.
The postdoctoral researcher will work with an interactive research group in the study of the molecular and physiological aspects of sleep mediated changes in cardiometabolic risk. Candidates should be interested in how eating duration alters cardiometabolic risk and circadian misalignment in habitual short sleepers. This fellowship will provide training and hands-on research experience in clinical trials, cardiometabolic risk assessments, sleep study and basic bench lab techniques. The fellow will also assist with study implementation and develop his or her own research niche.

Major Responsibilities

  • Clinical Studies – all aspects of clinical studies including recruitment, consenting, sleep studies and compliance monitoring.
  • Basic Science Studies – cellular and molecular analysis of tissue samples obtained from our clinical studies.
  • Data management and analysis, and scientific writing.
  • Write and submit research grants.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD or MD
  • Prior experiences in clinical trials and/or basic molecular biology techniques.
  • Proficiency with standard software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and JMP/SAS.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn new skills including sleep studies, oximetry, BP monitoring, monocyte isolation, RNA isolation, and western blots.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in conduction sleep studies.
  • Expertise in circadian biology
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