Assistant Research Scientist, level II (Center for Dementia Research) (210-2020-46)

Center for Dementia Research, Nathan Kline Institute.

Grant Funded
Orangeburg
Posted 4 months ago

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Ohno at the Center for Dementia Research, Nathan Kline Institute.

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow who is interested in investigating the mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related cognitive impairments, aiming to develop disease-modifying therapeutic interventions.

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
JOB DESCRIPTIONS:An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Ohno at the Center for Dementia Research, Nathan Kline Institute. We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow who is interested in investigating the mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related cognitive impairments, aiming to develop disease-modifying therapeutic interventions. The project employs multidisciplinary approaches including molecular and biochemical analyses, pathologies, signaling pathways, synaptic function, pharmacology, and behavioral testing of genetically engineered mouse models of AD.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:• Working closely with PI and performing the research project for peer reviewed publications • Microscopy and protein assays such as western blotting, ELISA and immunohistochemistry • Behavioral assessments • Mouse genotyping and maintenance
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:• Ph.D. degree in neuroscience or related life science field • A strong research background and track record of productivity as evidenced by high-quality publications
Background Investigation/Justice Center Review Requirements:Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment. 2) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

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