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Project Scientist: Age-related Metabolic Changes in Alzheimer’s Neurons

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 19th, 2018
Next review date: November 19th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: December 19th, 2018
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 Project Scientist 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. 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. 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 demonstrate significant, original, and creative contribution to a research or creative program or project. Also, candidate must possess professional competency and activity. Performing university and public service is encouraged.

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/JPF04998

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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