Postdoctoral Fellow - Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease


Washington University in St. Louis


St. Louis, Missouri, United States


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


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).


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.