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Hosting Offer for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (PF) - Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Posted 23 May 2022 • Closes: 1 July 2022

The Peripheral Neuropathy and Translational Neurosciences groups of the μNEURO Research Centre of Excellence (University of Antwerp, Belgium) invite motivated postdoctoral researchers to jointly prepare an application for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships call (MSCA-PF-2022) with them as host organization. We are looking for a candidate with expertise in molecular and cellular neuroscience, more specifically to perform research with patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells that we differentiate towards neuronal and muscle cells. For full position description, qualifications, and details on how to apply click here. Contact Liesbeth.Vanherp@uantwerpen.be with questions.

Postdoctoral Position, UR 20218 "Neuropathies and Therapeutic Innovations" Research Team, Faculties of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Limoges, Limoges, France
Posted: 29 April 2022 • Closes: 16 June 2022

The research position focus is located at the intersection of microfluidics, advanced bioengineering and disease modelling. The position has an emphasis on utilizing microfluidic principles to develop two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) skin models and making these available for fundamental and applied studies. The main objectives of this project are to investigate the involvement of neurovascular interplay in the pathophysiology of rosacea, a chronic skin disease. 2D and 3D in vitro models will be developed to dissect the direct effect of nerve endings on the phenotype and expression patterns of endothelial cells and fibroblasts upon induction of neuropeptide release from neurons. Click here for the full job description and position requirements. Interested parties may send a CV (including a short summary of previous research work) and a cover letter to Alexis Desmoulière (alexis.desmouliere@unilim.fr).


Postdoctoral Fellow in the Stucky Lab, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Posted: 20 April 2022 • Closes: 20 April 2023, or until filled

Seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to join our productive, collaborative and collegial team. This fellow will lead exciting translational studies focused on keratinocyte and sensory neuron communication in a variety of persistent pain models, including sickle cell disease pain, migraine headache, chemotherapy neuropathy and Fabry disease neuropathy. The applicant will be encouraged to present at national and international scientific conferences, as well as applying for independent funding. As such, the candidate should be highly motivated, self-directed, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates should have a PhD in neuroscience or related biomedical science field. Click here for the full job description.

Please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae with contact information for at least three references to Dr. Cheryl Stucky at cstucky@mcw.edu.

The Stucky laboratory websites are: https://www.mcw.edu/departments/cell-biology-neurobiology-and-anatomy/people/cheryl-stucky-phd and https://stuckylab.squarespace.com/


Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Lab of Dr. Jon-Paul Pepper, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Posted: 2 March 2022 • Closes: 1 December 2022

The primary aim of the Pepper Lab at the Stanford Facial Nerve Center is to produce a novel treatment for peripheral motor nerve injury that hastens clinical recovery after injury.  To pursue this goal, we perform both discovery and translational research using mouse models of facial and sciatic nerve injury.  Through our previous and ongoing discovery research, we have identified several therapeutic candidates (small molecules and tissue engineering approaches) and have funding to support the pre-clinical assessment of our lead compounds/approaches.  We seek a postdoctoral fellow to lead our assessment of our therapeutic candidates, describe their impact on regenerating nerve tissue, and further assess the signals that drive effective neural regeneration after injury in order to identify potential treatments.  
 
We rely heavily on in-vivo models of nerve injury and repair.  Prior experience with mouse models, preferably transgenic mice, is required.  We use cell culture assays to assess drug potency and screen for bioactivity.  Therefore, familiarity with basic cell culture techniques is required.  The desired candidate would have a PhD in Neuroscience or a related discipline with an interest in translational research.  Some experience with transcriptomics applied to nerve injury and recovery is helpful.  The preferred start date is before July 2022, but is negotiable. Click here for full description and position requirements. To apply, please email Stuart Jeung at stuartj7@stanford.edu.


Assistant Professor, Anatomy - Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL, USA
Posted: 12 January 2022 • Closes: 15 September 22

The College of Graduate Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy. The successful candidate will participate in team-taught Neuroscience courses within our graduate, medical and health professions programs, and will be expected to establish an independent research program capable of attracting extramural funding. To be considered for the position, you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, a minimum of two years of postdoctoral experience, a commitment to excellence in teaching and a documented record of scholarly activity. Applicants with demonstrated teaching expertise will be prioritized. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021, and close when the position is filled.

Applicants may send inquiries to Erin Stephenson, Ph.D., esteph@midwestern.edu. Click here to view full description and instructions on how to apply. 


Postdoctoral Position: Mechanisms of Pain Associated with Osteoarthritis - The Gold Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted: 23 November 2021 • Closes: TBD

Exciting opportunity for a motivated Postdoc to join the Gold lab to work on a collaborative microphysiological system-based project to identify mechanisms underlying the pain associated with osteoarthritis. The project involves the study of human derived tissues (primary, MSC, and iPSC derived) in custom-designed microfluidic and 3D cultures with a combination of electrophysiological and imaging techniques complemented with a variety of omic based approaches. The project includes investigators at Pitt, CMU, Stanford, and University of North Texas Health Science Center.

The Gold Laboratory is in the Department of Neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Brian Institute, and the Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research (https://pcpr.pitt.edu/). The successful candidate will have many opportunities to interact with faculty, postdocs, and graduate students within these associated groups and across the university as well as present work at local and international scientific meetings (e.g. Society for Neuroscience, US Association for the Study of Pain, International Association for the Study of Pain). As a member of the Gold laboratory, you will be part of a culture that values hard work, intellectual curiosity, innovative thinking, teamwork, and the value of diverse of perspectives. Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Physiology or equivalent with 0-3 years postdoc experience. Expertise in cell culture is preferred. Please send your CV with the names and contact info for three references to Dr. Michael Gold, msg22@pitt.edu


Seeking Postdoctoral Fellows - Laboratory of Charlotte Sumner, MD - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Posted: 20.10.21 • Closes: No deadline.

We are looking for highly motivated postdoctoral candidates to join the laboratory of Charlotte Sumner, MD at Johns Hopkins University to lead studies elucidating mechanisms of neurodegenerative disorders of motor neurons. Candidates should have a doctoral degree and strong research background. Please send statement of research experience and career goals, copy of Curriculum Vitae, and contact information of references to csumner1@jhmi.edu. The position is for 2 years or more and is fully funded. Candidates can start at any time. The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions provide a stimulating and collaborative environment for biomedical research. Click here to view the full job description. 

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