Postdoctoral and Staff Position in the Angiogenesis & Brain Development Laboratory

Huntington Medical Research Institutes
Pasadena, California (US)
Begins at $54,080.00 up to a maximum of $59,000.00 plus benefits.
August 31 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral and staff position available immediately in the Angiogenesis & Brain Development Laboratory at Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI), Pasadena, CA to investigate novel mechanisms in CNS angiogenesis from developmental and disease perspectives. Three key projects are available for study: 1) to explore how Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSCs) can be used in endothelial cell therapy, for repair and regeneration in the diseased brain; 2) to study the fundamental mechanisms underlying cell-autonomous programs that regulate endothelial cell development in the forebrain and, 3) to selectively impair endothelial cell development and study the consequences on brain development, blood flow and behavior.

Candidates should have expertise in either Stem Cell Biology and/or Neuroscience/Developmental Biology. Candidates, with a recent PhD degree, and a good track record of publications, will be given priority. The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of extension. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, laboratory experience, and institutional guidelines. 

TO APPLY: Please send application materials (CV, a brief summary of career goals and objectives) and three (3) letters of recommendation to No phone calls, please. Private letters of recommendation can be submitted using this form:

Anju Vasudevan, PhD
Scientific Director Angiogenesis & Brain Development Laboratory
Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI)
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