Postdoctoral fellow

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte)

Charlotte, NC, United States

A postdoc position is available immediately in the laboratory of Regenerative Neural Engineering at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.  The successful candidate will conduct research in the neuroscience and neural engineering.  Research topics are axon regeneration, mitochondria trafficking, the modulation of neural circuitry, and myelination.  The experiences in primary neuronal cell cultures are mandatory. Candidates must hold a PhD and postdoctoral experience in Neuroscience, Biomedical engineering, Molecular medicine, or a related subject.   


Research Interest

·     Axon Regeneration

·     Mitochondria Trafficking

·    Myelination of Axons

Basic qualification

The Postdoctoral appointee must have recently (within the last eight years) been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., Sc.D., M.D.)

·     A recent PhD degree in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, neuroengineering, or related fields. 

·     Experiences in one or more of the following areas are desired: primary neuron culture, imaging techniques (epifluorescence, confocal) for either in vitro, and animal models. 

Appointment Length

This is a full-time position; it will start initially for two year with the possibility of being extended based on performance and sustainable funding availability.

Interested candidates should send the following in their application to apply:

 ▪ Cover letter describing candidate’s research accomplishments

 ▪ CV

 ▪ Two reference contacts

 Please send your application package

Contact information: In Hong Yang,,

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.