Jobs

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Employer

Alzheimer’s Center at Temple, Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Principal Investigator

Domenico Pratico

Contact

Applications should include the following documents: A short cover letter describing the applicant's interest in the position, a brief statement of research experience, and career goals; Curriculum Vitae; contact information from two or three references.

Description

The Alzheimer’s Center at Temple, Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and passionate individual to work on neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and related dementias such as tauopathies.

The candidate will join a highly active research program within the research center aimed at discovering molecular and cellular mechanisms relevant to neurodegeneration.

She/he will work toward development of independent scientific ideas and postdoctoral appropriate grants (e.g., K award), with a long-term goal of independent investigator status.

Requirements

Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, less than four years of postdoctoral experience, interest in neurodegenerative diseases, as well as documented experience and skills in areas such as cell biology, biochemistry, molecular neurobiology, and behavioral studies. They should have a strong publication record with first authorship in high-quality publications and demonstrated independent writing skills.

Prior experience in Alzheimer’s diseases or related neurological disease research is desirable.