Postdoctoral Fellow - Atherosclerosis at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina

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Clemson University: College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences: Food, Nutrition & Packaging Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow - Atherosclerosis

Location: Clemson, SC

Dr. Alexis "Stocko" Stamatikos, tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences at Clemson University, is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow to join his laboratory. The desired start date for this position is June 1, 2020.

A major Aim in the Stamatikos Lab is to test the hypothesis that vascular smooth muscle cell transdifferentiation into macrophage-like cells exacerbates atherosclerosis. The Stamatikos Lab will test this by using Cre-lox technology, lineage tracing strategies, and other cutting-edge approaches. Techniques employed in the Stamatikos Lab include mouse husbandry and genotyping, end-point RT-PCR and qRT-PCR, immunoblotting, immunostaining, mouse aorta harvest, sectioning, and staining, aortic smooth muscle cell isolation, and cell culture.

Qualified candidates with experience in these skills are highly encouraged to contact Dr. Stamatikos to discuss postdoctoral fellowship positions currently available in his lab.


Requirements for this position include a doctoral degree awarded by the time employment officially begins, three or more years working in an experimental lab, ability to work independently in a wet-lab setting, strong writing and statistical analysis skills, competency in data interpretation and analysis, and supervising experience.


Please email Dr. Stamatikos ( if you are interested in joining his lab or to request more information about his laboratory.

To formally apply, please go to and provide the following: 1) Cover letter; 2) CV; 3) Representative first-author manuscript; 4) Unofficial transcripts; 5) Contact information for three references.

You must formally apply by February 28, 2020 to be considered.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.