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Postdoctoral FellowPosted by: University Of Louisville
Posted date: Dec-03-2019
I am looking for a postdoctoral candidate to investigate cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of neurological diseases and disorders such as ischemia stroke and Alzheimer�s disease and identify novel therapeutic targets for these devastating diseases with a focus on the role of epigenetic regulation, microRNAs, gut-microbiota and exosome on protein regulation and degradation.
The candidate should be highly self-motivated and be able to lead a research project. The candidate is expected to participate in writing manuscripts and scientific reports. The candidate should be able to design, execute and troubleshoot experiments and to analyze and interpret results independently. Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills are essential.
�The candidate should have a recent MD or PhD in a biomedical field (neuroscience is preferred), be a strong team player and have an interest in working with graduate and undergraduate students.
�Strong background on disorders of the CNS.
�Hands-on experience on advanced biochemistry, molecular and cell biology techniques with a variety of in-vitro and in-vivo models of neurological disorders and disease is required.
�Previous experience in primary neuronal cell and cell line culture is required.
�Previous experience in rodent surgery and/or genetically engineered animal models is required.
�Previous experience in surgical focal/global ischemia model/or MCAO model is desired.
�Strong experience with a confocal microscopy and imaging analysis is desired.
�Experience with behavioral studies, or electro-physiology is a plus.
�Able to work independently as well as in a team.
�Strong verbal and written communication skills.
The position is available immediately. This position offers committed mentor ship to successful applicants. The University of Louisville, Kentucky offers an outstanding research community with lots of research resources. To apply, please send a current CV and statement of interest at pdf1424809gmail.com