The University of Illinois College of Medicine has Research Specialist positions open for NIH funded projects studying the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and developing new therapeutic means for AD. These projects investigate the roles ofmicroRNAs, exosomes and cytokines in the development of AD and establish the logical basis for novel therapy using transgenic/knockout mouse models of AD. The candidates will also be involved in other projects in the laboratory, focusing on basic science and neuroimmunology. The successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in science or related field and a minimum of three years related research experience. A Master's degree, PhD and/or MD and intensive experience in two or more of the following areas: molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, mouse and neural cell culture model systems, mouse behavior, immunohistochemistry, and viral vectors is preferred.
For fullest consideration, please respond by August 18, 2017, at the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobiD=83779. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuFtls with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
About University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria
NIH funded lab of Dr. Ken Fukuchi studying the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and developing new therapeutic means for AD. Will also be involved in other projects focusing on basic science and neuroimmunology.