A full-time, NIH-funded postdoctoral research fellow position is available to study molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory disorders, with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other aging-related cognitive syndromes. Examples of representative published work include: Beckelman BC, J Alzheimers Dis. (PMID: 27567813); Yang W, Neurobiol Aging. (PMID: 27103515); Ma T, J Neurosci. (PMID: 25186765); Ma T, Nat Neurosci.(PMID: 23933749); Ma T, J Neurosci. (PMID: 23035082).
The successful candidate should be a highly-motivated researcher with a PhD or equivalent degree. Strong research background in at least one of the three following areas is preferred: 1) Stereotaxic injection/surgery for gene or drug delivery in rodent brains. 2) Two-photon microscopy/imaging and electrophysiology in rodents. 3) Slice electrophysiology in rodents. Experiences with transgenic animal models and behavioral assays are desirable but not required.
To apply, please electronically send a copy of your CV, a brief statement of current research including contact information for three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSM) occupies a firm position among the best medical schools in the United States. The desire to teach excellence in clinical medicine, promote strong clinical and basic research, render exemplary patient care, and stress service to the community has continued as an integral part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a leading res...earch and teaching hospital.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a preeminent, internationally recognized academic medical center of the highest quality with balanced excellence in patient care, research and education.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:
Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
Training leaders in healthcare and biomedical science.
Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destinations.