The University of Chicago's Department Neurology is seeking a Research Assistant Professor. The principal contributions are scientific or intellectual, characterized by originality and creativity. The successful candidate will provide administrative support and manage collaborative research efforts with other investigators and core facilities focusing on the molecular control of the myelination and remyelination processes in both the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Applicants must 1) possess a doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in an area of biological science, e.g., molecular biology, biochemistry or cell biology, especially related to protein chemistry and post-translational modification of proteins or a related field; 2) have experience in proteomics, real-time PCR and RNA-sequencing, mouse genetics, and primary neuronal cell culture required; 3) have at least three year of postdoctoral training in experimental neuroscience, with expertise in molecular biology and protein chemistry; and 4) be able to function independently in planning, carrying out, and interpreting experiments with attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
Those interested must apply by uploading a CV and a research statement online at https://tinyurl.com/y7dpvo5e. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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Internal Number: Req # 03686
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