A postdoctoral position is available immediately to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the prorenin receptor in obesity/diabetes and hypertension. The projects include studies on fatty liver disease and interactions with adipose tissue depots and the relationship with hypertension. Individuals with a Ph.D. and a strong background in metabolism, molecular biology and blood pressure regulation are desirable. Knowledge in sex difference and sex hormones are not necessary but will be beneficial. Background in metabolism, molecular and cellular biology, and endocrinology beneficial.