Postdoctoral Positions

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Job posting number: #7055286

Posted: January 15, 2019

Job Description

Postdoctoral Positions
Postdoctoral positions are available in Dr. Fenghua Hu's laboratory at Cornell University for highly motivated candidates who are interested in molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in neurodegeneration, particularly amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). Candidates with prior experiences in cell biology, immunology or neuroscience are encouraged to apply. Details of Dr. Hu's laboratory, on-going research projects, and recent publications can be found from https://hu.wicmb.cornell.edu/.
Potential projects may involve (1) Function of progranulin and granulin peptides in the lysosome, extracellular signaling and inflammatory responses; (2) Lysosome function of TMEM106B related to neurodegeneration and myelination; (3) The role of the C9orf72/SMCR8/WDR41 complex in inflammation and membrane trafficking.
Successful candidates will have a recent Ph.D. in cell biology, immunology or neuroscience. Prior research experience in membrane trafficking and lysosome biology will be a plus.
Interested candidates should send an application packet, including all of the following as a single PDF file by email to Dr. Fenghua Hu (fenghualab@gmail.com):
1. Curriculum vitae;
2. Brief summary of previous research experiences;
3. Future research interests/career goals and projects interested in pursuing in the Hu lab
4. Names and contact information for 3 references.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity affirmative action educator and employer.


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