|Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Basis of Parkinson's Disease|
Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Employer: The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Description: A postdoctoral position is available in the brand new Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics to study the molecular basis of Parkinson's disease. The available position will focus on developing models of neurodegeneration using the latest technologies in viral transduction and in vivo systems, with emphasis on the LRRK2 protein.
Model systems will be adapted and applied to high-throughput screens in conjunction with the Southern Research Institute to discover small molecules capable of mitigating pathogenic processes.
Requirements: Candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent with a strong research background as evidenced by at least two first-author publications in peer-reviewed English journals. The Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics is a growing and dynamic group that requires exceptional interpersonal skills and high proficiency in written and spoken English.
Contact: Please send curriculum vitae, statement of current research and long-term goals (one page) and names and contact information of three references to:
Andrew B. West, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology