The Department of Neuroscience at Yale School of Medicine is looking for an enthusiastic postdoc to conduct basic research that will lead to a better understanding of the neuronal cytoskeleton. Several projects with preliminary data are available, depending on the candidate’s interest and previous experience. The appointee will work directly under the supervision of the PI, Dr. Shaul Yogev, and conduct experiments using C. elegans and cultured neurons as model systems. The lab uses a variety of experimental approaches, including imaging, genetics and protein interactions. The Yale School of Medicine is a vibrant environment providing opportunities to interact and collaborate with research groups across disciplines, which is instrumental in preparing the postdoc for an academic career.
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your previous research, future aspirations, and how they integrate with lab’s interests. Please provide contact for three references.
The candidate should have a PhD in biology or a related field.
Required skills and abilities:
The candidate must be enthusiastic and passionate about basic research and neuronal cell biology.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively.