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Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta, Georgia
Salary
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate.
Closing date
May 18, 2022
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Postdoctoral Fellow - Job Opening 230329

How to Apply

Please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university/ to search for job opening ID 230329 and apply to be considered for this position.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university.

Job Summary

Dr. Qin Wang's laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow; available immediately. We are seeking motivated and creative Postdoctoral Fellows to study disease mechanisms at molecular, cellular and system levels and to identify novel therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer's disease and psychological disorders. Excellent research techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology are preferred. Prior experience with brain research and skills in computation are valued. Candidates with biochemistry, cell biology and/or neurobiology backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The laboratory focuses on translational research in synaptic signaling and neuropharmacology. The Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to conduct the innovative research projects with state-of-the-art technologies and model systems, such as CRISPR gene editing, single-cell RNA-Seq, super­resolution imaging, Al-aided design and analysis, patient-derived iPSCs and humanized mouse models. The fellow will be given opportunities to apply for training grants and encouraged to pursue independent research career, with a strong support from the mentor. Background in neuroscience, physiology, molecular and cellular biology, mouse behavioral analysis and sufficient experience in brain and molecular imaging is ideal.

The Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine at Medical College of Georgia is charged with conducting high-impact original biomedical research and translating the findings to clinical applications, and in educating future physicians and researchers. Our research addresses fundamental questions in neuroscience, cell and developmental biology, endocrinology, and regenerative medicine. Collaborations have been established with clinical departments for studies that investigate various diseases including neurological diseases (stroke, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, and Guillain­Barre syndrome), psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and autism), degenerative diseases (osteoporosis), cancer, and endocrinological disorders. MCG is a state-supported academic medical center located in a historic city with outstanding recreational and lifestyle opportunities. MCG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance.

Shift/Salary

Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of the normal business hours may be required)

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate.

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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