Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellow, Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease

Employer

Washington University in St. Louis

Location

St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.

Contact

Applicants should email a curriculum vitae and statement of research interests along with contact information for three references to Dr. Carlos Cruchaga (cruchagc@psychiatry.wustl.edu). Evaluation of applications will begin immediately.

Description

A postdoctoral research fellow position is available immediately in neurogenetics to identify novel common and rare variants associated with Alzheimer's disease by using second-generation sequencing technologies. This position (one-two years, extension possible) will be available in the Cruchaga Lab in the Hope Center Program on Protein Aggregation and Neurodegeneration (HPAN).

Requirements

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in genetics, statistical genetics, biology, or other related areas. Previous experience in next-generation sequencing technologies, GWAS or microarray analysis, quantitative genetics, or computational biology is preferred.