A full-time faculty position at the level of Instructor or Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience is available in the Beal laboratory for Neurodegenerative Diseases. This is a research-focused position and a successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders, particularly Huntington’s disease.
The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Biology, Neuroscience, molecular biology, or in a related interdisciplinary field and have competitive research qualifications, including a track record of publication in top tier journals. The candidate should have at least 5 years of experience in in neuroscience, particularly in the area of neurodegeneration using cell and animal models. Candidates should be proficient in rodent husbandry, dissection and surgery, behavioral tests, stereotactic injections, histology, immunocytochemistry, and general cell and molecular biology techniques. We especially encourage applicants who have experience working with transgenic models of neurodegenerative diseases, such as mouse models for Huntington’s disease.
The individual chosen for this position will be encouraged to develop an extramurally-funded research program to support his or her research, to collaborate with members of the Department in their own research activities, and will be expected to participate in academic and service functions of the Department.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials as a single PDF file: (1) a brief cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) and contact information of three professional references by email to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, to the attention of:
Dr. M. Flint Beal
Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, N.Y.
This position will remain open through April 1, 2017.
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