Postdoctoral Scientist - REQ 28846


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


Los Angeles, California

Principal Investigator

Pamdesh Rajput



The postdoctoral scientist will work independently on research projects under the supervision of the principal investigators (mentors), Patrick Lyden, chair of neurology, who is NIH-funded. The postdoctoral position is available immediately to study neuroprotection in stroke model. The candidate will be expected to design and conduct experiments, collect and analyze data, troubleshoot experiments, prepare manuscripts for publication, and present research updates at meetings. The candidate is not responsible for generating grant funds but will be encouraged to apply for training grants.

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The candidate must hold a Ph.D. (preferably in neuroscience or pharmacology), a passion for translational research of ischemic stroke, and a strong motivation to work in the field of translational ischemic stroke research. The candidate should have experience in molecular biology, cell culture, cell transplantation, immunocytochemistry, and imaging techniques. Experience in microsurgery and behavioral assessment of animals are desirable but not a prerequisite.