Postdoctoral fellowship in Neuroinflammation

Location
Durham, North Carolina
Salary
NRSA with full benefits.
Posted
January 23 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available in the new Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s
disease research in the West laboratory focused on neuroinflammatory mechanisms underlying Parkinson’s disease. The project focuses on using novel transplantation techniques in vivo and in human stem cells to identify key mechanisms in inflammation driving cell loss and protein aggregation, and approaches to therapeutically intervene. The West laboratory is housed in the new Medical Sciences Research III building that opened in October 2018.     

Requirements: 

The ideal candidate will have background knowledge and experience in immunology and tissue culture
technique. Candidates must hold a PhD or MD or MD/PhD (or anticipating such a degree prior to starting the postdoc).