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Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Employer

Northwestern University

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Principal Investigator

Robert Vassar

Contact

Please send an email with a brief description of research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: Dr. Katherine Sadleir, Research Assistant ProfessorVassar Lab, email: krdoherty@northwestern.edu

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Description

A postdoctoral researcher position is available immediately at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Vassar, professor of neurology. The postdoctoral research project will involve investigations of molecular and cellular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis. 

Requirements

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a field of the life sciences and/or M.D. degree. Preference will be given to individuals working in the neuroscience field and with expertise in current molecular and cellular techniques, including recombinant DNA technologies, RNA and protein analysis, cell culture, histology, and confocal microscopy.

Familiarity with genetic mouse models is preferred. Experience with manuscript writing and preparation is necessary. Salary will be commensurate with experience, based on the NIH scale. Northwestern University has a variety of attractive benefits, including health, dental, vision, and retirement plans.