Postdoctoral Fellow, Geisinger Health System, PA

Posted 12/12/2017

Creative, independent and motivated Postdoctoral Scientist sought to lead a collaborative NIH-funded project in cardiac conduction system development. This unique project aims to define the role of the Tbx3 transcription factor in the development of electrical excitability in conduction system myocytes. The dynamic multi-disciplinary team provides an excellent opportunity for growth as an independent scientist, with expertise, advanced training and support offered across diverse areas ranging from developmental biology (Moon lab) to cardiomyocyte electrophysiology (Proenza lab). 
Job responsibilities and expectations: 

  • Patch-clamp electrophysiology data acquisition and analysis 
  • Implement and refine protocols for isolation of conduction system cells 
  • Prepare figures and write manuscripts for publication in top journals  
  • Present work at national and international meetings


  • PhD in physiology, biophysics, or related field. 
  • Demonstrated expertise in: patch clamp electrophysiology, and/or culture of primary cells from mice, and/or cardiac developmental biology in rodent models.  
  • Familiarity with principles of cardiac cellular electrophysiology. 
  • Creative problem solver high ethical standards. 
  • Work well independently and in a collaborative team 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  
  • Willing and able to work with mice

To apply: send by email to Drs. Anne Moon ( and Catherine Proenza ( Please include CV, cover letter, and 3 professional references.

Last Updated 12/12/2017