A laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus is looking for a talented and motivated postdoctoral researcher to investigate molecular mechanisms of stroke using mouse models. The laboratory is interested in 1) signaling mechanisms in neurological disorders; 2) molecular basis of circadian regulation of neurophysiology. Focuses will be placed on mechanisms that control mRNA translation in the brain. The lab can be found here: https://biomedical.umn.edu/bio/biomedsci/ruifeng-cao.
The trainees will have opportunities to work with genetically modified animals and solve scientific problems utilizing a combination of molecular, cellular and behavioral approaches. Salary will be based on the new postdoc salary policy ($47,476 minimum plus fringe benefits) and commensurate with experience. The city of Duluth is an inexpensive, seaport city located on the Lake Superior's shore with a variety of urban amenities. The State of Minnesota is one of the best states for family life.
The candidate must have an MD and/or PhD degree. Candidates with research backgrounds in molecular neuroscience, signal transduction and /or mouse models of stroke are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to recent PhD graduates. To apply, please send a letter of intent, CV with a list of publications, names and emails of three referees to Dr. Ruifeng Cao at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants may find the official job posting and apply at
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