Deane Lab Postdoctoral Position
Rashid Deane at the University of Rochester School of Medicine seeks an
enthusiastic and skilled researcher to join our team. The post-doctoral position is NIH
funded. Projects involve using MRI and fluorescence (NR) imaging the brains of mice
(Alzheimer’s disease model) in vivo, analyzing brain section and samples (fluorescence,
ELISA and Western blots).Methods include but not limited to analysis of CSF and ISF
distribution of macromolecules in the aging brain. These projects include collaborations
with Drs. Edmund Kwok, Jianhui and Ron Wood. The postdoc will also work with a technician.
The post-doctoral fellow will be a member of the Department of Neuroscience, the Center
for Visual Sciences, and the Ernest J. Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience. The
University of Rochester community encourages interactions among researchers in neurology
and psychiatry, neuroscience, genetics, physics, computer science, engineering, biology,
brain and cognitive sciences spanning the School of Medicine, the School of Arts and
Sciences, and the School of Engineering. This position is 1-year initial appointment with
opportunities for yearly renewal.
Eligible applicants will have (or about to receive) a PhD or MD/PhD in
physiology, pharmacology, cell biology, neuroscience, computer science, biomedical
engineering, or a related discipline and have experience in brain imaging and analysis
(MRI and fluorescence), Western blot analysis, ELISA, small animal surgery and two-photon
imaging. Candidates with mathematical/data analysis backgrounds, and interests in disease
modeling and interdisciplinary research are especially encouraged to apply.
Rochester, located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, is the third largest
city in the state of New York and has been ranked by Forbes, Kiplinger, and the Places
Almanac as an ideal city for families and one of the most livable cities in the country.
With multiple research and teaching universities, a strong technology and innovation
sector, a world class music school, museums, a vibrant restaurant scene, and easy access
to the Finger Lakes Region, Rochester is a wonderful place to do research in a wonderful
To inquire and apply, please email Rashid_Deane@urmc.rochester.edu with a letter of
interest, full CV, names and contacts of three references, and at least one representative
publication. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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