Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Location

Rockville, Maryland

Principal Investigator

Dara Dickstein

Contact

Please send a CV and three letters of reference to dara.dickstein@usuhs.edu.

Description

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Pathology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences to study synaptic dysfunction and neurodegeneration in traumatic brain Injury. Highly motivated individuals with a strong background in neuroscience, cell biology, and microscopy and an interest in neurodegenerative diseases are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

1. Prepares tissue for immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy and western blot, etc.

2. Collect and handle confocal and electron microscopy imaging data.

3. Keep detailed records of experiments.

4. Analyze and prepare data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in journals.

5. To work toward development of independent scientific ideas and postdoctoral-appropriate grants (e.g., K award, R03), with a long-term goal of independent investigator status.

Requirements

Ph.D. in cell biology or neuroscience.