Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Feb 15, 2021
Mar 17, 2021
Job Opening ID# 46310
Position Type
Full Time

Principal Investigator: Tao Ma, MD, PhD

Description: 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 published work include: Zimmermann HR, JCI (PMID: 32213711); Beckelman BC, JCI  (PMID: 30667373); Yang W, Mol Psychiatry. (PMID: 32366952); Ma T, J Neurosci. (PMID: 25186765); Ma T, Nat Neurosci. (PMID: 23933749).  

Requirements: The successful candidate should be a highly-motivated researcher with a PhD or equivalent degree in the field of biomedical science/neuroscience. Research experience in one of the following areas are desirable but not required: 1) Behavioral analysis of transgenic rodent models; 2) Stereotaxic injection/surgery for gene or drug delivery in rodent brains; and 3) Electrophysiology with brain slices.

Contact: In addition to a formal application on our Careers page (see below), please electronically submit CV, a brief statement of current research (1 page) including contact information of three references to  AA/EOE. Direct link to application:

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