Postdoctoral Fellow

Our lab welcomes applications for a postdoctoral fellow position to conduct specialized research on human oligodendrocyte biology, development, and disorders. The postdoc fellow will carry out independent research in the Nobuta Lab involving cellular/molecular, electrophysiological and informatic analyses of the oligodendrocytes as well as neuron-oligodendrocyte interaction in human tissues, specimens, and cell lines.  The postdoc fellow’s research may also involve cell culture, cell sorting, in vivo surgical procedures in mice, iPS cell maintenance/manipulations. It is expected that the postdoc’s research will lead to publications. The postdoc fellow will also present his or her research findings to the PI and contribute to the preparation of grant and fellowship applications. Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience, Genetics, Bioinformatics, or a related science is expected.  Ph.D. Candidates who meet requirements with All But Degree (ABD) will be considered.  Training will be provided, but prior experience and productivity in research must be demonstrated.  Experience in cell culture, molecular biology techniques, and biochemical and biophysical analyses is a plus. The candidate is expected to be proficient in spoken and written English. This is a grant-funded position contingent on the continued availability of funds to support it. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Hiroko Nobuta with your resume and three reference contacts.