Jobs

Postdoctoral Researcher

Employer

Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

Location

Orangeburg, New York

Principal Investigator

Masuo Ohno

Contact

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names/contact information of three references to masuo.ohno@nki.rfmh.org

Description

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Ohno Lab at the Center for Dementia Research. The lab is currently seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow who is interested in investigating the mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related cognitive impairments, aiming to develop disease-modifying therapeutic interventions. The project includes molecular and biochemical analyses, pathologies, signaling pathways, synaptic function, and behavioral testing of genetically engineered mouse models of AD. For more information, please visit https://www.nki.rfmh.org/research/center-dementia-research-cdr/ohno-lab.

Requirements

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree and a strong background in research using microscopy and protein assay techniques such as western blotting, ELISA, and immunohistochemistry. Experience in the neurobiology of neurodegenerative disease, animal models, behavioral assays, and/or electrophysiology is an advantage. The candidate should have an excellent track record of productivity evidenced by high-quality publications.