Postdoc Opportunity in Neurology

MED Medicine Department

Competition No.  -    A100646026
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Unraveling the therapeutic potential of nanoparticles in the treatment of Alzheimer disease pathology: a translational multidisciplinary research project.

One position for post-doctoral fellow is now open in S. Kar’s lab: Dr. S. Kar, affiliated with the Department of Medicine (Neurology), is a neuroscience researcher with vivid interest in Alzheimer disease pathogenesis. His research has been funded by federal organizations including Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). He is seeking one postdoctoral fellow with experience in neuronal culture and/or animal models of neurodegenerative diseases to work on a multidisciplinary project dedicated to establishing therapeutic potential of nanoparticles in the treatment of Alzheimer disease pathology. The research program involves in vitro study as well as cellular and animal models of Alzheimer’s disease. This work ranges from advanced biophysical and cell biology methods to animal behavior.

Interested trainees with experience in primary neuronal cultures and/or animal models of neurodegenerative diseases should send a letter of interest and CV to   

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How to Apply


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.