Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellow in Parkinson's Disease

Employer

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Location

Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.

Contact

Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, one page of research statement, and contact information of three references by email to:

Dr. Huaibin Cai, Senior Investigator
National Institute on Aging/Transgenics Section
Building 35, Room 1A116
35 Convent Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-3707

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Description

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in Dr. Huaibin Cai's laboratory in the transgenics section of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics at the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) located in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Cai's research focuses on understanding the key molecular pathways critical for the function and survival of nigral dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson's disease.

Requirements

Applicants should have experience with gene expression, signaling transduction, or neurobiology. Applicants must have received a Ph.D. within the last three years, have strong interest in Parkinson's disease and aging research, and have abilities to conduct independent research and work cooperatively with other scientists. Applicant will work in an exciting and collegial environment with opportunities to interact closely with a number of other groups with related research interests in aging and age-related diseases. The position will be funded for two to five years with a competitive postdoctoral salary, including health benefits for the family.