Postdoctoral Scholar in Metabolic Change in Alzheimer's Neurons
University of California Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering
United States


Postdoctoral Scholar - Metabolic Change in Alzheimer's Neurons


Job #JPF06004
  • Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Biomedical Engineering


Recruitment Period

Open date: March 13th, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Apr 13, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Description

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR: Metabolic Changes in Alzheimer’s Neurons

The Departments of Biomedical Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering currently accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the area of the age-related metabolic basis of Alzheimer’s disease. You will perform experiments to alter the course of age-related metabolic changes in neurons in culture and in vivo from Alzheimer-like transgenic mice under the direction of Dr. Gregory J. Brewer (http://brewer.eng.uci.edu). The NIH funded project examines hippocampal changes with aging that affect Alzheimer’s disease. You will discover crucial metabolic interventions to alter the processing of beta-amyloid. The initial appointment will be full-time for a 24 month period. Renewal of the contract will be contingent on the availability of adequate funding and performance. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Note: Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions. If you are beyond 5 years, please apply under the Specialist Series job ad.

The University of California, Irvine is ranked among the nation’s best research institutes with over $90,000,000 in current funding. Enrichment opportunities abound through the ADRC, the MIND Institute and the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Irvine has a pleasant climate, 5 miles from the beach.

Requirements: Ph.D. in neuroscience, cell biology, or mitochondrial bioenergetics and interest in Alzheimer’s disease. Fluorescence image analysis and transfection experience preferred.

Salary: $53,460 - $57,456

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload their curriculum vitae, a cover letter and names/emails of 3 references via our online RECRUIT system at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF06004

Screening will begin mid-April and will continue until position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Job location

CA


Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://engineering.uci.edu/dept/bme


Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
 


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