A Postdoctoral Scholar is needed to support the research activities of Dr. Hussein Yassine in the study of Alzheimerâs disease (AD) at the University of Southern California.Â This is a one year, fixed term grant supported position that is renewable.
We are seeking a motivated scientist with experience working in the AD field. Our research focuses on understanding how apolipoprotein E4 contributes to AD pathology.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) with a Neuroscience background preferred. A successful candidate should have experience working with AD mice models.Â The work will require experience in cell culture, molecular biology, microscopy, and transfections.Â In addition, the Postdoctoral Scholar will have the responsibility of supervising students and technicians in the lab.
Preferred Education: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent)
Preferred Experience: Neuroscience background
Preferred Field of Expertise: Transgenic AD mice models
Percentage of Time: 100%
Fixed Term: 2/1/2020 â 1/31/2021
Minimum Education: Ph. D. or equivalent doctorate within five yearsMinimum Experience: 0-1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.
Internal Number: REQ20076647
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