ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST/PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR - Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of NY
Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York
September 21, 2018
New York (Manhattan), New York
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) is an independent research center dedicated to finding the cause of and a cure for multiple sclerosis. Under the direction of Saud A. Sadiq, MD, FAAN, Tisch MSRCNY provides a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment to enable both basic and translational MS research (www.tischms.org). Our close affiliation with the International MS Management Practice (IMSMP) fosters interactions between scientists and clinicians, and enables advancement of clinical studies. Current specific areas of investigation include (1) viral etiology of MS, (2) mechanisms of disease progression, (3) repair and regeneration strategies, including stem cells, (4) biomarker discovery and validation, and (5) translational research trials.
We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Investigator position at the Assistant Research Scientist level. Applicants should demonstrate their capabilities to lead an independent research project in any of the following topics with relevance to MS:
Immunology/Neuroimmunology with preferred emphasis on innate immune responses in MS
Neuropathology of human MS and animal models of demyelinating disease and neurodegeneration
Successful candidate will be expected to train and supervise research assistants and will have opportunities to collaborate with other Tisch MSRCNY scientists. The position is fully funded for 3 years, with opportunity for extension.
Tisch MSRCNY offers a very competitive salary and benefits in a pleasant and professional work environment. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three references. Please indicate "Assistant Research Scientist application" in the subject line of the email.
SfN 2018 posters from Tisch MSRCNY will be presented on Sunday, November 4 (posters 204.07 and 204.09) and Tuesday, November 6 (posters 562.03, 562.12 and platform presentation 541.02). Come by to meet Tisch MSRCNY scientists and learn more about our current research.
PhD or MD/PhD with relevant postdoctoral experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Internal Number: 2018
About Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York
The Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) is an independent research center dedicated to finding the cause of and a cure for multiple sclerosis.