POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS – NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Two postdoctoral positions are available to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s disease, prion diseases, and other neurodegenerative disorders due to protein aggregation. The laboratory is interested in understanding the cellular pathways that mediate the neurotoxicity of Aβ, prions, and other misfolded protein aggregates, and developing therapeutic approaches to block these pathways. A number of exciting projects are underway, spanning basic biology to drug discovery. The candidate will join a vibrant, multi-disciplinary group that is a leader in research on neurodegenerative disorders.
For one position, we are seeking an experienced electrophysiologist. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, or the equivalent, and have experience in field recording and patch-clamping using brain slices and cultured cells.
For the second position, we are seeking a scientist with a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, or the equivalent, and experience in one or more of the following areas: biochemistry, cell biology, mouse transgenics, and protein structure.
Please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names of three references to:
David A. Harris, M.D., Ph.D.Professor and Chair
Department of Biochemistry
Boston University School of Medicine
72 East Concord Street, K225
Boston, MA 02118 USA