Company:
Ariel University

Job description:
Research area: Regulation of phosphorylase and glycogen breakdown in skeletal muscle

A post-doctoral position is available immediately at the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences,
for a curious, competent, motivated, responsible and independent individual with a PhD in physiology, biochemistry or molecular biology (or related area). Salary is competitive and up to 3 years of support is currently available from a grant from the Israel Science Foundation. Experiments are performed on isolated intact muscles from mice that have been genetically manipulated. A variety of techniques in the field of biochemistry and physiology (including electrical stimulation of isolated muscles) are used and excellent laboratory facilities are available. Experiments are performed on isolated intact muscles from mice that have been genetically manipulated. A variety of techniques in the field of biochemistry and physiology (including electrical stimulation of isolated muscles) are used and excellent laboratory facilities are available.

The research supervisor (A. Katz) is a new faculty member at Ariel University, who was previously on faculty at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden for more than 20 years (Dept of Physiology and Pharmcology).
Representative articles on research subject:
Am J Physiol: Cell Physiol 282:C1306-C1312, 2002
J Physiol: 553:523-531, 2003
Pflugers Arch – Eur J Physiol 466:577-585, 2014
Mamm Genome 25:464-472, 2014

Job requirements:
Preference will be given to an individual with an appropriate background. The candidate should be able to express him/herself well in English (spoken and written) and should provide a CV and contact information of 3 references. In an exceptional case, a PhD candidate will be considered.

For additional details contact:
Abram Katz, PhD
Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
School of Health Sciences
Ariel University
Ariel 40700 Israel
Tel-972-3-9758996
Email-abramk@ariel.ac.il

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