Postdoctoral Position - Chang Lab

Postdoctoral Position - Chang Lab

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Berkeley, CA, United States

Job Description

At the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), creativity and excellence are fundamental to our success. As one of the world's largest philanthropies, HHMI is a major force in advancing biomedical research and science education in the U.S. and beyond.

We have an exciting postdoctoral position available in the Chang lab at the University of California, Berkeley. The Chang lab studies the molecular roles of metals and redox-active small molecules relevant to human health, focusing on the physiology of brain, immune, and fat systems and how they are compromised in aging and disease.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for studying the role of redox signaling in neurogenesis and neural plasticity.    

    For information on Prof. Chang’s lab click on the research abstract link above or visit: http://www.hhmi.org/research/metals-and-redox-biology    

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Applicants must have a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology, Neurosciences or other related fields with a strong academic record demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture, primary cell and slice culture, RNAi, viral transfection, and confocal imaging is required.
  • Experience in mouse genetics, stereotactic surgery, brain slice preparation, electrophysiology, functional imaging, high-throughput screens, and super-resolution imaging is highly desirable.
  • Highly motivated individual that can work autonomously and with a team of scientists from diverse backgrounds.

 

Additional Information:

Interested candidates should send a single PDF with a cover letter, CV, and names of three references to Christopher Chang, PhD at chang.berkeley.hhmi@gmail.com. Please include the job title in the subject line.

 

To Apply

To apply for this position, please email your resume to:

Chris J. Chang, PhD
Investigator

E-mail: chang.berkeley.hhmi@gmail.com

 

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Quote Reference: Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)-hhmi-003080-002

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