A position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Maria E. Solesio, Department of Biology, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey, Camden Campus. The research will focus on elucidating the mechanisms that drive mitochondrial dysfunction in neurodegeneration and aging, using cellular and animal models. A successful candidate is expected to independently conduct her or his own research project under supervision.
• PhD in cell biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, pharmacology or related fields. Preferably, applicants should have obtained their PhD within the last twoyears.
• Experience in mitochondria and/or neuroscience and/or aging and/or protein biology (or related biomedical disciplines) is highly desired, as well as knowledge of basic cell biology, biochemistry and microscopy techniques.
• Self-motivated and hard-working.
• Evidence of prior research productivity.
For non-US citizens, pertaining visas can be sponsored.
Please, submit a cover letter describing previous research experience and current interests, curriculum vitae including list of publications and contact details of at least two references to Dr. Maria E. Solesio, m.solesio en rutgers.edu