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SPECIALIST SERIES - Metabolic Changes in Alzheimer’s Neurons

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 17th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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 Biomedical Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering currently accepting applications in the Specialist Series in the area of the age-related metabolic basis of Alzheimer’s disease. You will perform experiments to alter the course of age-related metabolic changes in neurons in culture and in vivo from Alzheimer-like transgenic mice under the direction of Dr. Gregory J. Brewer (http://brewer.eng.uci.edu). The NIH funded project examines hippocampal changes with aging that affect Alzheimer’s disease. You will discover crucial metabolic interventions to alter the processing of beta-amyloid. The initial appointment will be full-time for a 24 month period. Renewal of the contract will be contingent on the availability of adequate funding and performance. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

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, 5 miles from the beach.

Requirements: Ph.D. in neuroscience, cell biology, or mitochondrial bioenergetics and interest in Alzheimer’s disease. Fluorescence image analysis and transfection experience preferred.

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload their curriculum vitae, a cover letter and names/emails of 3 references via our online RECRUIT system at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05126

Screening will begin mid-February and will continue until position is filled.

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

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)