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Postdoctoral Fellow in the Molecular Regeneration and Neuroimaging Laboratory

JOB POSITION: 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Type: 
Full-time

Job Description

The Laboratory of Molecular Regeneration and Neuroimaging at the Burke Medical Research Institute seeks two capable and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Fellows. Our lab is focused on understanding the signaling mechanisms of axon growth and regeneration, and on developing and testing new strategies to promote axon regeneration and functional recovery in mouse models of spinal cord injury and glaucoma. Further projects address the circuitry of pain, and the pathological mechanisms underlying the neurological phenotypes of neuro-cardio-facio-cutaneous syndromes.

The Fellows will join a laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art technology for molecular biology and rodent phenotype analysis, and access to excellent core facilities through the Tri-Institutional Resources program at Weill Cornell Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering and Rockefeller University in Manhattan.

Qualifications

  • The successful candidates will have experience in molecular biology and generation of expression or knock-down constructs, and/or have a strong background in current techniques of structural and functional in vivo imaging.
  • He or she will also be strongly self-motivated, well organized, and have excellent communication skills.
  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related fields at the time of employment.

How to Apply

To apply, interested candidates should complete the online application, upload a resume, a 1-2 page cover letter outlining their research interests, and contact information for at least two references.

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About the Institute

At the Burke Neurological Institute in White Plains, New York, just 35 minutes outside of New York City, we bring hope to those living with neurological disabilities caused by a host of afflictions, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and Alzheimer’s disease. Our world-class neuroscience helps people see, remember, talk, write, and walk again. Hope demands innovation and brilliant science, and every day with our academic affiliate, Weill Cornell Medicine, we transform groundbreaking research into promising neurological treatments.

Burke Neurological Institute is an equal opportunity employer.