Post-doc position in cardiac physiology

l'institut du thorax, INSERM, CNRS, Nantes Université

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9 Feb 2024
Job Information

Organisation/Company
l’institut du thorax, INSERM, CNRS, Nantes Université
Department
the research unit of l’institut du thorax
Research Field
Biological sciences » Biology
Medical sciences » Health sciences
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country
France
Application Deadline
31 Mar 2024 – 00:00 (Europe/Paris)
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Offer Starting Date
1 May 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

The candidate will join Flavien Charpentier’s group within “Ion Channels & Cardiopathies ” research team (led by Michel De Waard & Flavien Charpentier) at the cutting-edge research unit of l’institut du thorax (INSERM, CNRS & Nantes University) in Nantes, France.

L’institut du thorax is a public expert center dedicated to patient care, translational research and training in cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic diseases. Our laboratory fosters a culture of strong teamwork and supports individual career development.

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated candidate to contribute to an ANR-funded project, PDEtreat4Heart, focusing on a new therapeutic strategy for heart failure. This collaborative initiative involves our team alongside Jérôme Leroy’s team at Inserm UMR 1180, Faculty of Pharmacy, University Paris-Saclay.

We are looking for a candidate with a strong background and experience in at least one of the following models: engineered heart tissues (EHT) with cardiomyocytes derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells or models of heart failure secondary to ischemia-reperfusion.

The successful candidate will benefit from technical assistance.

The candidate will play a pivotal role in the project management, conducting in vivo and ex vivo experiments, and fostering collaboration within the consortium. Responsibilities will also include presenting results at lab meetings, international congresses, and within the consortium.

 

Main Activities

  • Development of the models
  • Functional investigations (contractility, electrophysiology)
  • Experiments in biochemistry and immuno-histochemistry
  • Playing an active role in supervising students (undergraduate and PhD)

Requirements

Research Field
Biological sciences » Biology
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

  • Competences in cardiac physiology are mandatory
  • Either experience in induced pluripotent stem cell culture and differentiation into cardiomyocytes or in cardiac surgery and functional investigation (echocardiography and/or electrocardiography)
  • Experience in immunostaining, molecular biology (qPCR, western blots…)
  • Animal testing certification

Specific Requirements

On-call duty in culture room on certain weekends and public holidays

Languages
ENGLISH

Languages
FRENCH

Research Field
Biological sciences
Years of Research Experience
1 – 4

Additional Information

Website for additional job details
https://umr1087.univ-nantes.fr/job-vacancies-internships/job/post-doc-position-…

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
l’institut du thorax, INSERM, CNRS, Nantes Université
Country
France
City
Nantes
Street
8 quai moncousu
Geofield

Where to apply

E-mail
[email protected]

Contact

City
Nantes
Website
https://umr1087.univ-nantes.fr/
Street
8 quai Moncousu
Postal Code
44000

STATUS: EXPIRED

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