Available Positions

Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Pathogenesis of Neurodegenerative Disease

Job Summary
Post-doctoral fellowship position available immediately to a highly motivated individual with an interest in the pathogenesis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's Disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration.  The fellow will design and perform experiments related to progranulin and/or tau biology using a variety of model systems (C. elegans, tissue culture, mouse) and techniques (molecular biological, genetic, biochemical, behavioral, microscopy).  UCSF offers a rich and collaborative environment in which to conduct research.  The training of fellows for future careers in academics and industry is a major goal of this lab. 

An MD and/or PhD in a science-related field, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work interactively are required.  Experience  in molecular biological, biochemical, genetic or immunohistochemical techniques is preferred.

To Apply
Send CV and names with contact information for 3 references to [email protected].  Please include 1) a statement about your reason for interest in the lab 2) career goals and objectives and 3) information about citizenship/residency/Visa status.  _