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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mechanisms in Neurogenetic Disease

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island is in the Northeast, US, with close proximity to Boston and New York.
Salary based on NIH Postdoc Scale and is commensurate with experience
Closing date
Apr 27, 2024

The Morrow Laboratory in the Carney Institute for Brain Science and Department of Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology and Biochemistry (MCB) at Brown University is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate with experience in molecular and cellular neuroscience. This position will focus on research involving molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurodevelopmental and/or neurodegenerative disease. Projects include cellular mechanisms involving high-resolution microscopy, as well as studies involving in vivo circuit neuroscience.


Candidates with a strong training and background in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, and ideally in vivo neuroscience are desired.


The laboratory PI, Eric Morrow MD PhD, is the Director of the Brown University Center for Translational Neuroscience in the Carney Institute for Brain Science and the Brown Institute for Translational Science. The Morrow Lab and the Center for Translational Neuroscience is housed in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary Laboratories for Molecular Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

The research focus of Dr. Morrow’s research group is neurogenetic disorders, including developmental as well as degenerative disorders. Dr. Morrow’s research integrates basic research, translational research, and patient-oriented studies in the areas of human neurodevelopmental disorders, genetics/genomics, and mechanisms in cell biology, including in rodent and human stem cell models (induced pluripotent stem cells).


Applicants must have completed all requirements for a doctoral degree before start of the position. Salary will be based on the NIH Postdoc scale that Brown follows scale and is commensurate with experience. 




Applicants should submit a CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, up to three representative publications, and names of three references to




Application review will begin 4/1/2024.


As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.


The MCB Department at Brown is committed to centering efforts to diversity, equity and inclusion in all our activities, and to constituting a community that welcomes members regardless of identity. The statement of MCB department Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan includes the commitment to diversity and inclusion on topics of People, Academic Excellence, Curriculum, Community, Knowledge, and Accountability.


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