Postdoctoral Scholar: Age-related Metabolic Changes in Alzheimers Neurons

Location
Irvine, CA
Posted
Oct 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Biological Sciences - Molecular Biology & Biochemistry


  • RECRUITMENT PERIOD



    Open date: October 11th, 2018

    Next review date: November 11th, 2018
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: June 30th, 2019
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    DESCRIPTION


    The Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences are currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the area of the age-related metabolic basis of Alzheimer's disease. The person in the position will perform experiments with human brain samples and transgenic mice under the direction of Dr. Charles Glabe (https://www.faculty.uci.edu/Glabe). This NIH-funded project examines structural polymorphisms of amyloid and their relationships to Alzheimer pathogenesis and phenotypic variation in disease. hippocampal changes with aging that affect Alzheimer's disease. This person also will work on the relationships between the levels of endogenous human antibodies against amyloid to the amyloid pathology observed in brain. The initial appointment will be full time, for a 24-month period. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent on the availability of adequate funding and performance.

    The University of California, Irvine is ranked among the nation's best research institutes with over $90,000,000 in current funding. Enrichment opportunities abound through the ADRC, the MIND Institute and the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Irvine has a pleasant climate, five miles from the beach.

    Requirements: Ph.D. in neuroscience, cell biology or immunology and an interest in Alzheimer's disease. Fluorescence image analysis and experience working with transgenic mice preferred. Candidate will be engaged in a program of advanced academic preparation and research training under the guidance of a faculty mentor/s, for a career typically outside the institution.

    Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:

    https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04990

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA

    REQUIREMENTS



    Document requirements
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
      (Optional)
    • Misc / Additional (Optional)


    Reference requirements
    • 3-5 required (contact information only)



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