Postdoctoral Fellow


University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Memphis, Tennessee


Send a statement of interest and curriculum vitae to Mike McDonald ( Do not send references at this time; they will be requested after the initial evaluation. For more information send email or call 901-448-4648.


An NIH-funded position is available for a postdoctoral fellow (Ph.D. or equivalent) to study novel therapies for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. The University of Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer.


The candidate must have extensive molecular biology experience, including developing and troubleshooting assays for PCR, western blot, ELISA, colorimetry, etc. Knowledge of thin-layer chromatography is a plus. Additional techniques that may be helpful but not required are stereotactic surgery, immunohistochemistry, light/confocal microscopy, and unbiased stereology. Must be a self-motivated team player, well-organized, and have strong communication skills (writing and speaking).