Postdoctoral Associate

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
NIH FY2021 Stipend Guidelines
May 26 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Want to create technologies that decipher the causes of disease, or the technologies to heal disease? If you do, multiple postdoctoral positions are available in the Shemesh Lab (Counter-Disease-Engineering Group), Departments of Neurobiology and Bioengineering, The University of Pittsburgh (

The work will fuse several scientific disciplines, including molecular biology, bioengineering, electrical engineering, nanotechnology, synthetic biology and neuroscience. Research is impact driven and your ideas are appreciated. Expect to create a new discipline.

No prior experience is needed, just a passion for science, experimental audacity and an open mind. PhD in related field required.

Projects include, but are not limited to:

+ Creating technologies to actuate pathologies of the brain at single or subcellular resolution.

+ Reading out the pathologies and cell fate from the live brain.

+ Novel types of prosthetic limbs and interfaces.

+ Nanoscale resolution characterization of disease related subcellular markers.

+ Targeted Gene therapy technologies.

+ Technologies to reverse the course of brain diseases.

We have ample funds and will provide a world-class, competitive research environment. We put an emphasis at creating a diverse, friendly, and fun research experience and will focus on your career goals.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

Any interested candidate can apply via talent center ( ) using requistion #21001407 .

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