Postdoctoral Research Scholar – Ellerby lab

Employer
The Buck Institute
Location
Novato, California is located in Marin County, 20 miles north of San Francisco & Berkeley
Salary
Competitive salary, benefits and startup packages commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted
December 21 2018
Ref
201851
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit

POSITION SUMMARY

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Neurodegenerative Diseases using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Disease Modeling

QUALIFICATIONS

A postdoctoral position is available immediately to model neurodegenerative diseases- Huntington’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease using iPSCs.  Candidate should have some experience in stem cell biology, neurodegenerative diseases and CRISPR/Cas9. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to be a leading author on peer-reviewed publications, provide innovative solutions to research problems, and have the ability to apply for fellowship/scholarship awards.  A scientist who works well in an interdisciplinary team of scientists is ideal.

TO APPLY

To be considered please apply online and submit your CV plus a PDF document that includes a summary of research interests and the names and phone numbers of three references.

Lisa Ellerby, Ph.D.

Professor

Buck Institute for Research on Aging

lellerby@buckinstitute.org

ABOUT THE BUCK INSTITUTE
Our success will ultimately change healthcare. At the Buck, we aim to end the threat of age-related diseases for this and future generations by bringing together the most capable and passionate scientists from a broad range of disciplines to identify and impede the ways in which we age. We are an independent, nonprofit institution located in Marin County, CA, with the goal of increasing human healthspan, or the healthy years of life. Globally recognized as the pioneer and leader in efforts to target aging—the number one risk factor for diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes—the Buck seeks to help people live better longer. Learn more at: https://buckinstitute.org.

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