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Postdoctoral Fellow - Lei lab

Company: Buck Institute
Location: novato
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Mammalian Female Reproductive Aging and Neurodegeneration. (Novato, California)

The Lei Lab at the Buck Institute (https://www.buckinstitute.org) seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to investigate the role of female reproductive aging in the onset of neurodegeneration. The research in the Lei lab focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying mammalian ovarian reserve formation, maintenance, and the associated female reproductive health issues. The Lei lab utilizes broad cellular and molecular experimental approaches, including genetically modified mouse models, in vitro organ culture, live-imaging and single-cell analyses.

QUALIFICATIONS

* Ph.D. in biological science. * Previous research experience in reproductive biology or neuroscience using genetically modified mice is preferred.

ABOUT US

Our success will ultimately change healthcare. At the Buck, we aim to end the threat of age-related diseases for this and future generations by bringing together the most capable and passionate scientists from a broad range of disciplines to identify and impede the ways in which we age. We are an independent, nonprofit institution located in Marin County, CA, with the goal of increasing human healthspan, or the healthy years of life. Globally recognized as the pioneer and leader in efforts to target aging-the number one risk factor for diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes-the Buck seeks to help people live better longer.

The Buck Institute has an excellent postdoctoral research program. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, a dynamic work environment, and new state-of-the-art facilities.

LIVING BETTER LONGER TOGETHER

Buck Institute for Research on Aging is an equal opportunity employer. Buck Institute seeks candidates whose experience and qualifications will enable them to contribute to our dedication to diversity and excellence. We are committed to building an organization that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran's status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

TO APPLY

Please click the Apply button and include BOTH your CV and a cover letter describing current research interests and the names and contact information of three references. Please direct your questions to Dr. Lei Lei (llei@buckinstitute.org).

Keywords: Buck Institute, Novato , Postdoctoral Fellow - Lei lab, Other , novato, California

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