Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer

Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Location

Dallas, Texas

Principal Investigator

Rachel Bailey

Contact

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Bailey at Rachel.Bailey@UTSouthwestern.edu and provide a brief cover letter, a CV, and contact info for three references.

Description

A postdoctoral training position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Rachel Bailey in the Center for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Southwestern Medical Center to study research using adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. The laboratory has several gene therapy projects with the eventual goal of translating research to a Phase I clinical trial. The position will perform specialized research experiments in cultured cells and small animals.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Information on UT's postdoctoral training program and benefits can be found in its postdoc handbook or at http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/postdocs.

Requirements

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree. Interested candidates must have 1) a strong background in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, or a related discipline, 2) publication and grant writing record, 3) scientific curiosity and the desire and ability to work independently.

Experience with disease models and genomic approaches (i.e. RNA-seq) are a plus.