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Molecular Neuroscience Postdoc Position
Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Date Posted Jul. 21, 2022
Title Molecular Neuroscience Postdoc Position
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - Neuroscience/Neurobiology
    Biology - Biochemistry
 
 



JOB TITLE
Molecular Neuroscience Postdoc Position

LOCATION
Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME
Chemistry & Biochemistry NFR - JM

DIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
A Post-Doctoral position in molecular neuroscience is available in Dr. Robert Dempski's laboratory, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position is to study and characterize novel aspects of transition metal transport and homeostasis in human neuronal cells. These studies will include CRISPR, transport assays, and "omics" approaches. The research is part of a collaboration with Dr. Jose Argello's laboratory funded by the National Institute of Health, USA. The position requires a recent Ph.D., strong motivation and independence, and previous experience in some of the above-mentioned methodologies.

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students and world-renowned faculty, with state-of-the-art research facilities. Its location in central Massachusetts places WPI within a hub of world-class, top-notch research universities. At WPI, we offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more. WPI is in central Massachusetts within driving distance to Boston, beaches, the seashore, with nearby mountains for skiing and hiking.

To apply, please include a curriculum vitae, brief description of research, and names and addresses of three references. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Robert Dempski, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, 01609, USA, rdempski@wpi.edu. For information about this project and recent publications from our laboratories visit: https://labs.wpi.edu/dempskilab/ and http://arguellolab.net/.

WPI requires employees to be fully-vaccinated (including a booster shot) for COVID-19. For additional information on WPI's response to COVID-19, refer to https://www.wpi.edu/we-are-wpi

FLSA STATUS
United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Molecular-Neuroscience-Postdoc-Position_R0001766

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.




 
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