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Post-Doctoral Associate - Department of Neuroscience

Job Description

Post-Doctoral Associate - Department of Neuroscience


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent degree in neuroscience, pharmacology, or molecular biology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, organized and effective at working and interacting with others as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail, following with literature, ability to trouble shoot and multi-task efficiently
  • Candidates must also have demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and accurately document, analyze, and report research results.
  • Solid training in myelin biology, molecular biology, or neuroimmuniology.

About the Job

Designing and performing studies to understand the mechanisms governing the viability and function of oligodendrocytes in myelin disorders, recording and analyzing research results, preparing research reports and manuscripts, and training/supervising junior researchers.

Limited to a period of three years up to five, depending on training needs.

For more information on the LIn lab, please follow link:

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a CV or cover letter and resume.

Proof of PhD degree (dipoma) and a list of references required. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.


Post-Doctoral Associate - Department of Neuroscience