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Available Positions

Date Added Contact Description
11/4/2021 Craig Morrell      


The Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty position in any area of cardiovascular research. The Department has long-standing strengths in vascular biology, cardiac biology, and platelets/thrombosis. The Institute and medical center provide access to state-of-the art resources through both institute and medical center supported cores. This includes microscopy, microsurgery, histology, functional genomics, and flow cytometry cores, amongst many others. Successful candidates are encouraged to be highly collaborative and integrate well with many established research programs in the Aab CVRI and throughout the medical center. Tenure status and rank of the position depends on qualifications. Highly competitive start-up packages will be offered.

Successful applicants will have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, will be highly creative, and must have demonstrated exceptional scholarly success in their field. Demonstration of sustained grant or equivalent support is required for appointments at a mid-career or senior rank.

Application Information: Please provide a cover letter describing your past projects and career goals and a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Craig Morrell, D.V.M., Ph.D.

11/4/2021 Douglas Anderson


The purpose of this posting is to recruit highly motivated and enthusiastic doctorate level researchers to join for the Anderson laboratory in the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI). Under general direction and with considerable latitude for exercising independent scientific judgment, this position provides direct research contributions to the laboratory by directing small, complex research projects and/or major aspects of larger research projects. Provides guidance and/or directly supervises research technicians, graduate students, PhD and Post-Doctoral laboratory members. May work as an independent researcher in a scientifically unique phase of research as part of a larger, complex project.  Importantly, the candidate must be able to work well with others, and be a proficient communicator/ instructor.  The position requires an understanding of the scientific process that facilitates grant and manuscript generation, and a familiarity with the workings of the regulatory bodies of the University to allow for a productive lab environment.

Application Information: Please provide a cover letter and resume to Douglas Anderson.

11/4/2021 Eric Small

Postdoctoral Associate

NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Eric M. Small at the University of Rochester to study molecular mechanisms of fibroblast phenotypic plasticity and pathological cardiac fibrosis. Candidates should have recently earned a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D degree(s). Expertise in cell/molecular biology is required. Experience with animal models of disease, mass spectrometry, and computational biology will be a plus.

Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, and the contact information of three references to Dr. Eric Small.

11/4/2021 Douglas Anderson

Laboratory Technician IV

The Anderson lab in the Cardiovascular Research Institute is looking for a highly motivated Laboratory Technician to assist with animal and cell-based experiments and with maintaining a mouse colony in the general support of a molecular biology research laboratory. The individual will be expected to achieve the ability to function independently. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task are required. All necessary training will be provided, however experience in mouse handling, mammalian cell culture and transfection, and molecular biology techniques, such as Western blotting, PCR, qPCR, cloning, etc, are a plus. Under general guidance from the PI with latitude for exercising considerable independent judgment of handling lab techniques. This position has no official supervisory responsibility.

Please contact Dr. Anderson by email for application instructions.

11/4/2021 Douglas Anderson

Postdoctoral Associate

A postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Douglas M. Anderson in the Cardiovascular Research Institute and Center for RNA Biology is available to develop novel RNA and DNA targeting technologies, such as CRISPR-Cas systems, to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying cardiovascular biology and as potential therapeutics for treating cardiovascular disease. Candidates should have recently earned a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D degree(s). Expertise in cell and molecular biology is required, and experience with mouse handling a plus. Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, and contact information of three references to Dr. Douglas Anderson at: