The Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences are currently accepting applications in the area of the age-related metabolic basis of Alzheimer’s disease. The person in the position will perform experiments with human brain samples and transgenic mice under the direction of Dr. Charles Glabe. This NIH-funded project examines structural polymorphisms of amyloid and their relationships to Alzheimer pathogenesis and phenotypic variation in disease. Hippocampal changes with aging that affect Alzheimer’s disease. This person also will work on the relationships between the levels of endogenous human antibodies against amyloid to the amyloid pathology observed in brain. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent on the availability of adequate funding and performance.

The University of California, Irvine is ranked among the nation’s best research institutes with over $90,000,000 in current funding. Enrichment opportunities abound through the ADRC, the MIND Institute and the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Irvine has a pleasant climate, five miles from the beach.

Requirements

Ph.D. in neuroscience, cell biology or immunology and an interest in Alzheimer’s disease. Fluorescence image analysis and experience working with transgenic mice preferred. Candidate will demonstrate significant, original, and creative contribution to a research or creative program or project. Also, candidate must possess professional competency and activity. Performing university and public service is encouraged.

Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04998

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.