Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Postdoctoral Positions Available
We are looking for highly motivated postdocs for research in the lab of Dr. Wilfried Rossoll at the Department of Neuroscience at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida (starting January 2017).
Our main research interest is focused on molecular and cellular pathomechanisms in motor neuron diseases (ALS, SMA) and other neurodegenerative disease (FTD, AD, SCA), with an emphasis on defects in RNA processing and protein aggregation. Ongoing projects on the role of SMN and TDP-43 proteins, as well as C9ORF72 hexanucleotide repeats in neurodegenerative disorders will be presented at the 4th RNA Metabolism in Neurological Disease and Society for Neuroscience meetings in San Diego, November 10-11 & 12-16.
Candidates should have research experience in relevant fields (e.g. molecular-, cell-, or neurobiology). The advertised positions are funded by federal and private grants, as well as startup funds. Please submit your application, complete with Curriculum Vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three references, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why Mayo Clinic? The Mayo Clinic is the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research, and innovative medical education. The Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits. A combination of world-renowned experts, unique resources and productive collaborations with clinical colleagues makes the Department of Neuroscience at Mayo Clinic in Florida a leader in the field of neurodegenerative disease research.
Site Description: Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, low cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities.
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).