Postdoctoral Scholar

Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Salary
Starting from $52,704/year (depending on experience) + benefit
Posted
Sep 05, 2020
Closes
Dec 04, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Congcong He in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. The successful candidate will participate in federal and private-funded projects aiming to understand the function and molecular mechanism of autophagy (an essential lysosomal degradation pathway) in the regulation of neuronal cell metabolism and reward and social behaviors, using knockout, knockin and transgenic mouse models, cell biology, biochemistry, imaging and state-of-the-art behavioral techniques (Lab website: http://labs.feinberg.northwestern.edu/congconghe/home/). Prior research experience in metabolic and/or neurological diseases in mouse models is particularly desirable. He Laboratory is stably supported by funding from National Institutes of Health, private foundations, and Northwestern University.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in cell biology, neuroscience, physiology, developmental biology, or a closely related field; a record of peer-reviewed publications; expertise in animal handling and experimentation; and good verbal and written communication skills. Competitive candidates should be self-motivated and willing to learn new knowledge and techniques.

Please send a CV, a brief description of research experience and interests, and contact information for three relevant references to: congcong.he@northwestern.edu.

Apply for Postdoctoral Scholar

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply




Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


4000 characters left

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on NeuroJobs Career Center you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.