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Postdoctoral Fellow / Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Neurodegeneration

Posted on Jul 8, 2022 by University of Maryland, Baltimore

Baltimore, MD 21201
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Job Description University of Maryland, School of Medicine

Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research (STAR) Center

Postdoctoral Positions in Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Neurodegeneration

Description: NIH funded position is available immediately to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of brain injury following ischemic insult. The project is focused on the role of mitochondrial dysfunction due to excessive fragmentation. Specifically, we focus on: (1) Elucidating the effect of ischemia-induced changes in protein acetylation on mechanisms that control mitochondrial fusion and fission (2) Examining the mechanisms of neuroprotection by endogenous NAD+ precursor nicotinamide mononucleotide. Additional information about the lab projects is available at: and at:

Job Requirements Successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Molecular/Cell biology, mitochondrial bioenergetics, or related field, and a record of publication success. Experience in mitochondrial isolation, small rodent surgery, histological techniques is preferred. Candidate should be highly motivated, independent with ability to work in a dynamic team environment. The candidate should have good organizational and strong oral and written communications skills.

UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.

To Apply: Please send letter of interest, your contact information, CV, and the names and email addresses of 2-3 references to: Dr. Tibor Kristian

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Please do not forget to mention Bio Careers when applying.

Reference: 1661569548

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