Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist

Location
Durham, North Carolina (US)
Salary
$45,000 - $49,000 based on merits
Posted
August 17 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

A Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Jay (Jiahua) Xie and under the co-supervision of Dr. Andy (Ping-An) Li at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomanufacturing Research Institute & Technology Enterprise (BRITE), North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina.

Goals of this NIH-supported project are to identify tissue-protective receptor(s) of erythropoietin (EPO), to study neuroprotective properties of a non-erythropoietic EPO derivative and its action mechanism in cell and middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO) mouse models. Studies will utilize a range of molecular, cellular, and behavioral approaches.

Candidates should have a strong background in cellular and molecular neuroscience with demonstrated experience in handling stroke/hypoxia models. A PhD or MD degree, or MS degree with minimum five-year working experience is required. Emphasis is on proficiency in conducting neuroprotective studies in rodents, performing stroke/hypoxia models independently, research productivity, and good oral and written communication skills in English. Candidates interested in applying for the position should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) description of past research, skills, and interests, 3) curriculum vitae, and 4) name, institution affiliation, email and phone number of three referees. Please email the above information as a single PDF file to: Dr. Jay (Jiahua) Xie: jxie@nccu.edu

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