The Van Andel Institute (VAI) has a position available for a Postdoctoral Fellow under the direction of Dr. Hong-Yuan Chu.
The Chu Laboratory (https://chulab.vai.org), studies the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease at the molecular, cellular, and circuit levels. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be trained with both traditional and state-of-the-art technologies for neuroscience and neurodegeneration research. The postdoctoral fellow will work in a highly interdisciplinary environment that allows close interaction with a growing Parkinson’s research community at VAI. Excellent postdoctoral training opportunities and career development workshops are available at laboratory and institutional levels (https://vari.vai.org/postdoctoral/).
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This position will be open until filled but early applications are encouraged. Qualified applicants may contact Dr. Hong-Yuan Chu directly by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Van Andel Institute is a leading independent biomedical research facility dedicated to determining the epigenetic, genetic, molecular and cellular origins of cancer, Parkinson’s and other diseases, and translating those findings into effective therapies. The Institute is home to more than 400 scientists and support staff that work in on-site laboratories and in collaborative partnerships that span the globe.
VAI provides postdoctoral training opportunities to scientists beginning their research careers (https://vari.vai.org/postdoctoral/). The fellowships are to help promising scientists advance their knowledge and research experience and at the same time support the research endeavors of VAI under the mentorship of a VAI Faculty member. All VAI Postdoctoral Fellows are encouraged to apply for external funding as soon as it is practical and reasonable after hire. Receiving a fellowship award provides recognition for both the fellow and VAI!
Postdoctoral Fellows at VAI are full-time employees and receive an annual salary along with VAI benefits, including:
VAI is actively striving to diversify its workforce and strongly encourages qualified individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Van Andel Institute is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer.
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