Postdoctoral Fellow- Neurodegeneration

University of Maryland Medical School

Baltimore, MD

Job posting number: #7087181

Posted: October 14, 2021

Job Description

An independent and motivated postdoctoral fellow with an interest in proteostasis in neurodegenerative disease (Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and/or ALS) is sought at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. We study the cytoprotective mechanisms of the neuronally-expressed secretory chaperone proSAAS, which both blocks protein aggregation and improves functional outcomes in neurodegenerative disease models. Previous confocal experience and/or experience in cell biology, neurodegeneration, and/or proteostasis is desirable. Please visit thelindberglab.com and bioarxiv https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.29.462435 for more information.
The University of Maryland-Baltimore, host to all University of Maryland professional schools, provides a collegial and stimulating research environment, with over $500 million in NIH-based research funding. The port city of Baltimore, located on the Chesapeake Bay, is home to many other research institutions- for example, NIDA, NIA, Johns Hopkins and UMBC- and is in close proximity to Washington DC/ NIH, affording rich collaborative and cultural opportunities as well as a variety of urban and suburban neighborhoods.
If interested, please email a current CV, a brief cover letter detailing your research experience, career goals, and the email addresses and contact information for two references to Dr. Iris Lindberg at ilindberg@som.umaryland.edu. The University of Maryland-Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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