The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria has Postdoctoral Research Associate positions open for NIH-funded projects, in the lab of Dr. Ken-ichiro Fukuchi, studying the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and developing new therapeutic means for AD. These projects investigate the roles of microRNAs, exosomes and cytokines in the development of AD and establish the logical basis for novel therapy using transgenic/knockout mouse models of AD. The candidates will also be involved in other projects in the laboratory, focusing on basic science and neuroimmunology. The successful candidates will have a PhD and/or MD and intensive experience in two or more of the following areas: molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, mouse and neural cell culture model systems, mouse behavior, immunohistochemistry, and viral vectors.
For fullest consideration, please respond by July 28, 2017. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. To apply, click on the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=82913.
The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.