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Postdoctoral Associate

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (www.hjkri.buffalo.edu/hjkri) is housed in the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (www.buffalo.edu/bioinformatics) on the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus adjacent to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the Hauptman-Woodward Institute. Please supply the following information on the application website: 1) your CV with a publication list, 2) a brief statement of previous research experience and of future research interest in the Feltri lab, and 3) contact information for at least three references. Reference letters will be requested only for highly qualified candidates. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Associate
Classification Title Postdoctoral Associate
Posting Number R1700066
Employer Research Foundation
Appointment Type
Position Type
Appointment Term
Salary Grade E.8
Strategic Strength

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

A post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of M. Laura Feltri, in the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the State University of Buffalo, NY, to investigate the molecular basis of myelination, axonal support and myelin diseases. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to build on a line of research related to axon-glial interactions during development and in human diseases. They will help mentor trainees and provide input on existing projects. The ideal candidate will have a PhD or MD degree with a strong background in neuroscience, cell biology or a related field. We are looking for a person with great enthusiasm and dedication and the desire to transition to an independent research career. Preferred technical qualifications include experience with mouse genetic models, primary neural cultures and 3D cultures from rodents and humans, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, live imaging, proteomic. We use a combination of innovative sub-fractionation techniques, animal models and co-culture systems to study cell-cell communications, adhesion, mechano transduction and mechanisms of axonal support in glia cells (see Reference 1,2). This position is immediately available, is funded by the NIH for 3-4 years and comes with a competitive salary and full fringe benefits.

This position comes with a full fringe benefits.

References:
1 Poitelon, Y. et al. Nat Neurosci 19, 879-887 (2016).
2 Poitelon, Y. et al. Nat Commun 6, 8303 (2015).

Minimum Qualifications

A PhD or MD degree with strong background in molecular and cell biology, and neuroscience is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Salary Range $45,000 - $50,000
Work Hours
FTE 1.00
Campus Downtown Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

The Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (www.hjkri.buffalo.edu/hjkri) is housed in the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (www.buffalo.edu/bioinformatics) on the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus adjacent to the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the Hauptman-Woodward Institute.
Please supply the following information on the application website: 1) your CV with a publication list, 2) a brief statement of previous research experience and of future research interest in the Feltri lab, and 3) contact information for at least three references. Reference letters will be requested only for highly qualified candidates. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Close DateExternal Closing Date 05/09/2018
Open Until Filled No

Contact Information

Contact's Name Maureen Milligan
Contact's Title Staff Assistant
Contact's Email mamillig@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-881-8981

Posting Dates

Posted 05/09/2017
Deadline for internal applicants
Deadline for external applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of reference letters required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Research Statement
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents