The Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences are currently accepting applications 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.
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 must demonstrate continuous and effective engagement in independent and creative research activity of high quality and significance.
Basic qualifications(required at time of application)
Accepting all applicants.
- Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research (Optional)
- Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement – Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
- Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 required (contact information only)
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