Postdoctoral Fellow Sought

Location
Stanford, California (US)
Salary
$55,000 to $65,000
Posted
July 22 2020
Organization Type
Academia

Postdoctoral Fellow Sought

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join Dr. Yang’s research lab in the Department of Neurological Science at Stanford University School of Medicine.

The successful candidates will work independently and with other team members on projects involving the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration with animal models.  More emphasis are on cytoskeletal functions and regulations. 

Postdoctoral salary is in the range of $55,000 to $65,000 depending on prior research experience and qualifications.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
Essential duties will be to independently and collaboratively design and conduct laboratory experiments, primarily in cellular system and rodent models. Specific duties may include but are not limited to: genetic and functional analyses of mutant mice; molecular, cellular and biochemical analyses; protein-protein interaction studies; and manuscript preparation in cooperation with the P.I.  The successful candidate may also share responsibilities on training other laboratory personnel or students, as needed.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  
The minimal qualifications are a Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, developmental biology, cell biology, or a very closely related field. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills are required along with three strongly supportive letters of recommendation.  Extensive working laboratory experience is required.  Background on data sciences or chemistry is highly desired
   
REQUIRED MATERIALS:  
Along with your application, a cover letter describing your specific interests and background, resume or C.V, contact information for three relevant references, and a 1–2-page description of what specifically interests you about this particular position and area of science. 

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