NIH Funded Postdoctoral Associate or Research Associate position is available immediately (start date March 2019) in the Gitcho Laboratory for Neurodegenerative Research.
NIH Funded Postdoctoral Associate or Research Associate position is available immediately (start date March 2019) in the Gitcho Laboratory for Neurodegenerative Research (www.gitcholab.com) at the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research located at Delaware State University Dover, Delaware, USA. We study mechanisms associated with neurodegeneration and neuroprotection in frontotemporal dementia, motor neuron disease, and Alzheimer’s disease utilizing rodent models. Experience in working with mice, molecular and cellular biology, animal behavior, and pathology will be given full consideration. The Postdoctoral Associate position (Ph.D.) or Research Associate position (B.S. or M.S.) will be responsible for maintaining the laboratory including ordering and managing supplies, conducting experiments, and managing rodent colonies housed at the University of Delaware, in addition to leading behavioral experiments, molecular biology techniques (Western blots, etc.) cell biology (primary neuronal and astrocyte cultures a plus), pathology, fMRI studies (will train), and to help supervise and train undergraduate and graduate students in addition to other duties as needed. Responsibilities also include assisting the PI in preparation of grants and manuscripts. There will also be opportunities to attend scientific meetings and trainings that will support the candidates career development. This position is NIH funded for up to 3 years (dependent upon successful grant renewal). The 12-month salary for the Postdoctoral Associate position (Ph.D.) will range from $48,432 to $50,000/year (NIH scale for experience). The Research Associate (B.S. or M.S.) position will range form $38,000 to $50,000/year depending upon experience. For full consideration please submit a letter outlining your qualifications and a current CV with the contact information for three references. Also, please feel free to contact Michael A. Gitcho, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org for any further information. This position will remain open until filled.