Postdoctoral Research Opportunity - Department of Neuroscience

Department of Neuroscience
Minneapolis, Minnesota
This position provides competitive stipends.
November 14 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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Postdoctoral Research Opportunity

Department of Neuroscience

Dr. Rocio Gomez-Pastor, in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota Medical School, is seeking outstanding candidates for a postdoctoral associate position.  Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. in the biological sciences and demonstrated track record in neuroscience and cell biology. Strong research experience in mouse models, primary cell cultures, protein folding, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, imaging and other related fields will also be considered.

The recently established lab is working on understanding the biology of protein quality control systems under physiological and pathological conditions, and developing novel approaches to treat human proteinopathies with special emphasis in Huntington’s Disease. A combination of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, mouse models, and state-of-art imaging techniques is employed in the lab.

More information about the research and the lab can be found at

How To Apply

This position provides excellent mentoring and competitive stipends.  Interested applicants should apply online and should send a brief cover letter describing career goals, research experience and interests, current CV, and contact information of three references via the Job Application System at the University of Minnesota by following the steps below:

  1. Go to U of MN Employment website:
  2. Under External Applicant option, click the link titled, "search and apply for current openings"
  3. Enter job opening ID #322010
  4. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there. 



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