Postdoctoral Researcher

Posted on Jun 24, 2022 by University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, CA 94143
Research
Immediate Start
Hourly Salary
Full-Time
Job Description Professor Xianhua Piao at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is seeking a dynamic, independent, and creative postdoctoral researcher to join her team. The Piao Lab studies brain development and disorders from the perspectives of glial-glial, glial-neuronal, and cell-matrix interactions. Using a variety of methods, including human subject-derived pluripotent stem cell and mouse models, and transcriptomic, cellular, molecular, and biochemical approaches, the lab aims to define how cell-cell interactions control brain circuit formation and how their dysregulation contributes to neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders. For additional information about our ongoing National Institutes of Health- and foundation-funded research projects, please see .

Setting/Salary/Benefits: Our laboratory is in an academic setting at UCSF, a dynamic and internationally recognized research institution with extensive infrastructural and core facility support. Postdoctoral appointees receive a starting salary based on the NIH NRSA guidelines and a generous benefits package. In addition, postdoctoral appointees pursue independent research with additional professional development provided through the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs ( ).

Job Requirements Qualifications: Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in neuroscience, with preference given to applicants with both a strong interest in and research training relevant to glial biology, neural development, and neurodegeneration. Successful applicants will manage independent research projects including aspects like experimental design, written dissemination of findings through first author publications, and oral presentation of research findings in institutional forums and at national/international conferences. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing past research accomplishments and future research interests, a current CV, and a list of 2 reference contacts to Dr. Xianhua Piao Please do not forget to mention Bio Careers when applying.

Reference: 1640465033

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