Jobs

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Employer

Rosalind Franklin University / The Chicago Medical School

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Principal Investigator

Grace Stutzmann

Contact

Please provide CV and cover letter directly to grace.stutzmann@rosalindfranklin.edu

Description

Position Purpose: Postdoctoral research position to conduct extramurally funded neuroscience research related to Alzheimer’s disease, TBI, and neuronal signaling. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities are to conduct electrophysiological and imaging experiments in brain slice preparations in rodents and neuronal cultures derived from human iPSCs.

Additional duties include rodent surgical procedures, transcardial perfusions, and tissue collection, as well as data analysis, manuscript/grant preparation and writing associated with project.

The PI's lab is within the newly constructed Innovation and Research Park, in the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease and Therapeutics at Rosalind Franklin University/The Chicago Medical School. 

RFUMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Requirements

Proficiency in whole cell patch clamp recording techniques and acute brain slice preparation a must. Experience with live cell fluorescence imaging/optical imaging strongly preferred.

Mentoring/teaching techniques to qualified students and technicians is also essential. Willingness to participate in several ongoing projects is a plus.