Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


Tufts University School of Medicine


Boston, Massachusetts

Principal Investigator

Giuseppina Tesco


E-mail your curriculum vitae, reprints, statement of interest and career goals, and names, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references to:

Giuseppina Tesco, M.D., Ph.D.
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Laboratory
Department of Neuroscience
Tufts University School of Medicine
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111
E-mail address:


Tufts is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to join the lab of Giuseppina Tesco in the Department of Neuroscience to study synaptic alteration in Alzheimer's disease. This project will be in collaboration with Philip Haydon.


Primary responsibilities include surgical or technical procedures on animals, physiological recordings of field potentials and, potentially, single units (e.g. patch-clamp) as well as analysis of recordings. Applicants with additional skills including microscopy techniques, experience with neuronal cultures and mouse models, cellular and molecular biology techniques will be preferred.

Applicants must also be fluent in spoken and written English.

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, creative thinking and the ability to independently generate precise, reliable data and interpret them. Candidate should have a record of research that can be applied to the fields of interest, with a strong publication record.