One full-time postdoctoral fellow position, funded through an NIH institutional T32 training grant (https://mnadrt.rutgers.edu/), is available. Duties involve conducting research to determine fetal alcohol's neuroimmune and/or epigenetic effects on the neuroendocrine system and their impacts on stress biology and immune functions. The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in neuroscience, molecular biology, or other related areas. Research experience in rodent surgery, cell cultures, molecular biology, and exosome and epigenetic research is preferred. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with senior fellows and graduate students. The candidate must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to receive support from the T32 training grant. The Rutgers–New Brunswick campus is located in a suburban area of central New Jersey with convenient access to major metropolitan areas including New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
Minimum Education and Experience:
The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in neuroscience, molecular biology, or other related areas.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Research experience in rodent surgery, cell cultures, molecular biology, and exosome and epigenetic research is preferred.
Posting Number: 20FA0991
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 121364
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