University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Post Doctoral Associate

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Requisition Number
    2018-31164
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs
  • Responsibilities

    Postdoctoral scientist

     

    A postdoctoral position is available in Zuoshang Xu’s laboratory to study mechanism of motorneuron degeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurodegenerative disease. We are studying how mutant genes such as SOD1, PFN1 and TDP-43 cause motor neuron degeneration and ALS. Techniques utilized include transgenic mice, cell culture, fluorescent imaging, and other molecular, cellular and biochemical approaches.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Highly motivated scientists with a Ph.D., proficiency in molecular biology and a strong interest in neurodegenerative disease are encouraged to apply.

     

    Send curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

     

                Zuoshang Xu, MD, Ph.D.

                Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

                University of Massachusetts Medical School

                55 Lake Avenue N

                Worcester, MA 01655

                Fax: (508) 856-5080

                e-mail: zuoshang.xu@umassmed.edu

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