Jobs

Postdoctoral Research Associate, CSF-Blood Barrier Membranes in Alzheimer's Disease

Employer

Wright State & Premier Health Neuroscience Institute

Location

Dayton, Ohio

Principal Investigator

Christopher Janson

Contact

christopher.janson@wright.edu

To apply, please submit a single .pdf containing a letter of intent/cover letter highlighting your research experience and career goals; curriculum vitae; and professional references.

Description

A postdoctoral research position in CSF-blood barrier membrane physiology is available in the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology, and Cell Biology at Wright State & Premier Health Neuroscience Institute. This new, $37 million facility was established to spearhead high-impact translational work in neurological disorders. 

Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant area of biological sciences. He/she will be passionate about studying brain-barrier tissues and microvasculature. The lab is looking for a fast and independent learner, a true autodidact who can rapidly absorb new ideas and methods. He/she should have skills in 3D cell culture, biochemistry and/or protein chemistry, mathematical modeling, quantitative microscopy including confocal and multiphoton, histopathology/IHC, and animal handling/behavioral analysis. As part of the selection process, please succinctly address the following question in your cover letter: "What is the significance of Biondi bodies in Alzheimer's disease, and how are they possibly related to age-related pathology in meninges?" All contact should be through the email address above.