The laboratory of Dr. Ching-On Wong, Department of Biological Sciences, at Rutgers University–Newark is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate to begin March 1, 2020 (negotiable), renewable annually based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. Research in the Wong Lab is focused on organellar biology and cell metabolism in the contexts of nervous system function and neurodegenerative diseases. We undertake a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates bioinformatics, model organism genetics, molecular and cell biology, lipidomics, and quantitative microscopy. Specific research programs involve studies of vesicular trafficking, glial cell bioenergetics, transcellular signaling, and neuro-immune interaction, and are funded by the NIH and Rutgers University.
Applicants should have obtained a PhD and/or MD degree in related disciplines at the time of commencing appointment in the Wong lab (Spring 2020). Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell biology, neurobiology, or mouse models.
The lab PI is committed to provide mentorship to research fellows eager to pursue a career in biomedical research. Salary and benefits are provided according to NIH guidelines. The city of Newark offers geographical advantage in the tri-state area, with close proximity to New York City and other top-tier institutes.
Review of applications begins immediately and the position remains open until filled. Application should include a curriculum vitae and a short statement of how the applicant will fit into our research program. PI's publications can be accessed here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/ching%20on.wong.1/bibliography/public/
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants should have obtained a Ph.D. and/or MD degree in related disciplines at the time of appointment in the Wong Lab (Spring 2020). Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell biology, neurobiology, or mouse models.
Posting Number: 20FA0004
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 108673
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