Research Associate, Postdoctoral researcher, positions available to work Dr. Kanaan on tau protein biology and pathobiology, as well as Alzheimer's disease, other tauopathies and models of tauopathy. Dr. Kanaan is in the Department of Translational Neuroscience at MSU, which is home to a collaborative and active group of investigators with a strong focus on aging and neurodegenerative diseases (translationalscience.msu.edu/default.htm). Applicants must apply to job posting #639687 at: https://careers.msu.edu/mob/en-us/job/503458/research-associatefixed-term.
The Research Associate, Postdoctoral Researcher, will be expected to develop a research project that is focused on aspects of tau biology and pathobiology, with an emphasis on molecular mechanisms underlying neuronal dysfunction and degeneration in the context of Alzheimer's disease and other tauopathies. Opportunities exist to study this area through a diverse set of approaches and model systems. Ongoing funded projects include:
The projects involve expertise in advanced molecular, biochemical, histological, and microscopy techniques, as well as in vitro cell culture and in vivo animal model techniques.
Duties will include:
The applicant will also gain exposure in mentoring graduate students and have the opportunity to explore career options.
This position is located in the vibrant city of Grand Rapids, MI, (www.experiencegr.com) in the MSU Grand Rapids Research Center (GRRC), a state of the art research facility. The GRRC is located on the Medical Mile (www.experiencegr.com/about-grand-rapids/neighborhoods/medical-mile/) where MSU and other local community partners are driving innovation and discovery in many facets of biomedical research.
Curriculum Vitae, Names of 3 or more references, 1-2 page statement highlighting past accomplishments and future research and career goals. Submit applications to job posting #639687 at: https://careers.msu.edu/mob/en-us/job/503458/research-associatefixed-term