The associate will conduct research investigating the pathological changes in subcortical sleep-wake nuclei that occur in Alzheimer ’s Disease and other tauopathies. The associate will obtain advanced training in neuroanatomy, neurohistology, and quantitative human neuropathology in order to facilitate experiments geared toward understanding the biological basis of sleep disturbances presented clinically in patients with AD and related disorders. The environment will further provide opportunities to pursue correlations between brain pathology and antemortem clinical or imaging findings.
A PhD in neuroscience or related fields and a career interest in neurodegenerative disease.
Must possess required qualifications by the start date
Applicants with prior training in mammalian anatomy and quantitative stereology and a capacity to blend neuroanatomy with molecular biological approaches.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: JPF02257
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