The Boulis laboratory in the department of Neurosurgery at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, is seeking a capable and self-motivated individual to oversee projects involving the transplantation of iPS cells for the treatment of motor neuron diseases and nerve damage. Our lab is also interested in gene therapy approaches for motor neuron diseases and for neuromodulation. More information about the lab can be found at http://neurosurgery.emory.edu/research/boulis-lab/index.html.
The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in an appropriate field and have a strong publication record in neuroscience and related fields. The ideal candidate will have experience with creating iPS cells from human and rodent cells and differentiating them into motor neurons. The candidate should also have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Experience working with rodent models is preferred. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience
To apply for this position, please go to Emory’s Career page and job requisition #76107BR – Assistant Academic Research Scientist.