The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow Position.
Duties: Potential research projects involve work in animal models of sensory impairment and postmortem human nervous tissue to better understand age-related auditory dysfunction and neurodegenerative disorders.
Qualifications: We encourage highly qualified and motivated individuals with a PhD from a broad array of backgrounds relevant to auditory neuroscience and neurodegenerative diseases, including but not limited to cellular and molecular biology, genetics, immunology, cell and gene therapy, and regenerative medicine to apply. The ideal candidate will have an excellent record of research experience and expertise in molecular biology and/or neuroscience. The proposed research provides opportunities for training across a broad range of topics, including neurobiology (including inner ear biology), immunology, electrophysiology, and stem cell biology related to neural systems.
The University: MUSC (containing colleges of Medicine, Graduate Studies, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Professions) is located in beautiful downtown Charleston, South Carolina. MUSC is home to a strong group of scientists working on various basic and applied questions related to neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders. The training environment offers numerous opportunities to collaborate with investigators in a nationally recognized center of neuroscience research and a well-established, and multi-disciplinary P50 Clinical Research Center for the study of age-related hearing loss (supported by NIDCD since 1987) at MUSC.
Charleston is a city of approximately 500,000 in the metro area and contains three undergraduate campuses (College of Charleston, Citadel, and Charleston Southern) and MUSC. The city is accordingly youthful, with a large district containing bars, pubs and excellent restaurants. Charleston has been voted as America’s Best Tennis Town, and is also the artistic center of South Carolina, with the annual Spoleto Arts Festival a three-week display of local and international artistic and musical talent. Charleston is surrounded by water, and beaches are within 20 min of downtown.
How to Apply/Contact: Please submit a current CV and a 2-3 page description of research interests and career goals to Hainan Lang, M.D., Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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