Postdoctoral Fellowship Position at BRAINS Research Group at UTHSC, McGovern Medical School, Department of Neurology, Houston, TX.

University of Texas Health Science Health Science Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7079907

Posted: June 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

An exciting postdoctoral position is available immediately to study the effects of social factors in aging, neurodegeneration, and post-stroke recovery in The BRAINS Research Group at the McGovern Medical School part of the University of Texas Houston. The candidate will benefit from multi-disciplinary training experience in a highly collaborative environment. The BRAINS’ Research Group is a dedicated network of NIH & AHA-funded scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical studies to understand how sex difference, aging, and inflammation affect post-stroke recovery identifying targets for possible treatments. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain in vivo experience in stroke models using techniques such as ELISA/multiplex, flow cytometry, Quantitative RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, behavioral testing, among others.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in molecular/cell biology, neuroscience, immunology, or a related discipline with strong organizational, oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with in vitro and in vivo models of stroke or neurodegenerative disease, particularly Alzheimer's or cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and a strong background in immunology, microbiology, the behavioral analysis would be highly desired. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the NIH and the UTHealth guidelines.

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