Jobs

Postdoc

Employer

The University of California, Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders

Location

Irvine, California

Principal Investigator

Mathew Blurton-Jones

Contact

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae which should include a record of research experience, and the names of three references before December 15, 2022, to:
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF07994.

Document requirements

Description

The University of California, Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) has an opportunity for a postdoctoral position within the laboratory of Mathew Blurton-Jones, working in the area of neurodegenerative diseases. A major focus of this position will be to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, in a high-throughput manner using postmortem human brain, mouse models of disease, and iPSC-derived culture systems.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Requirements

This position requires a Ph.D. degree in one of the following disciplines: neuroscience, biochemistry, and other related fields. Candidates should have a record of completed graduate research that can be directly applied to the field of interest described above. Prior experience with transgenic models of neurodegeneration, cell culture, microscopy (including immunohistochemical techniques), biochemical techniques, qPCR, next-generation sequencing, is highly desirable. The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent laboratory skills, independence, and resourcefulness. Candidates must possess strong communication and organizational skills manifested with proven track records including peer-reviewed publications. The position will be appointed at the level that is commensurate with the education and experience of the individual candidate and is for a period of one year with the possibility of renewal.