Figure 1B Amplitude of low frequency fluctuation  (ALFF) differences between ALS and control groups without grey matter (GM) correction (A) and with GM correction (B).
Image credit: Luo, et.al. 2012 under CC BY license

Job Opportunities

This free job bulletin board aims to help scientists identify job opportunities in the field of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and/or frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Positions described as broadly spanning neurodegenerative diseases (NDG) are noted as ‘NDG‘. The job listing includes research positions at all levels, as well as non-research positions for which a research background at the MS, PhD, or MD level is required.

To submit any new job opportunities for this list, please email [email protected]. List the employer, location, closing date if applicable, and a link to more information. Jobs are removed after 3 months, unless requested otherwise.


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Academia

Job TitleEmployerLocationDegreeConditionsDate Posted ▾
NEW! Postdoctoral Fellow, Xia Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, Xia Lab

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Description:

A research lab with emphasis on functional genetics is recruiting postdoctoral fellows to study neurodegenerative diseases using genetically engineered rats as relevant models for ALS, frontotemporal dementia, and Parkinson’s disease. Candidates who have received training on molecular biology, mouse genetics, or human genetics are invited to apply. The laboratory is located in the new research building at University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Interested persons are invited to email application to Dr. Xugang Xia at [email protected]


 


Link: https://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/498027/postdoctoral-positions-available-in-a-genetics-lab-in-orlando/
Employer: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando, FL
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: ALS, FTD
Job posted: March 21st, 2019
University of Central FloridaOrlando, FLPhDALS, FTDMar 21, 2019
NEW! Postdoctoral Fellow, Cai Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cai Lab

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Description:

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Rutgers University is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral position to address (1) how autophagy-lysosomal function is regulated in neurons, and whether and how altered axonal transport impacts the autophagy-lysosomal pathway, leading to axonal degeneration; (2) how mitochondrial quality is controlled in neurons under physiological and pathophysiological conditions; (3) whether and how mitochondrial quality control regulates mitochondrial energetic status and thus neuronal energy metabolism; (4) whether deficits in the endolysosomal pathway contribute to the deregulation of neuronal signaling. Given that impaired axonal transport and autophagy-lysosomal defects have been implicated in the pathogenesis of major neurodegenerative diseases, studies on these topics will yield fundamental knowledge to advance our understanding of the mechanisms of human neurodegenerative disorders.


Link: https://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/497817/postdoctoral-fellow-in-neurobiology-and-cell-biology/
Employer: Rutgers University
Location: Piscataway, NJ
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: March 12th, 2019
Rutgers UniversityPiscataway, NJPhDNDGMar 12, 2019
Senior Research Investigator

Senior Research Investigator

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Description:

The Gene Therapy Program (GTP) and Orphan Disease Center (ODC) are entering a new era of unprecedented opportunity with the great potential to reshape the face of medicine as we know it. Our discoveries have set the stage for successful treatments and possibly even cures for devastating genetic diseases. Our R&D organization has a translational infrastructure that includes: technology development, specialized immunology assays operating under GLP, a Vector Core/Manufacturing unit that conducts GMP comparable work, and a large nonclinical program for animal testing under GLP including large NHP and rodent vivaria.


We are currently looking for Senior Research Investigator (SRI), Translational Research, to work in one of the several therapeutic areas we work with such as motor neuron, neurodegenerative, and lysosomal storage diseases.


As an SRI, Translational Research, you will be involved in translational research projects in one or more therapeutic areas. In each case, you will be working in the setting of large interdisciplinary teams, where you will function independently in the execution of the experiments but will need to work collaboratively with other team members. Working independently, you will perform design, optimization, and implementation of complex in vitro and in vivo experiments in rodents and NHP within specified timelines; provide cross-organizational support for the essential laboratory functions, including effective management of laboratory resources, and participation in maintenance of centralized reagents; contribute to writing/reviewing manuscripts, preparing presentations, establishing collaborations as well as writing/reviewing protocols and SOPs.


Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/920238087/
Employer: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: ALS, NDG
Job posted: March 11th, 2019
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PAPhDALS, NDGMar 11, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rothstein Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, Rothstein Lab

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Description:

The Center for Immunobiology of the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow – Project FAIM research position in the laboratory of Thomas L. Rothstein MD, PhD, and Director of the Center for Immunobiology. The project will focus on ongoing projects that include developing protein aggregate, preventing and dissolving activities and protocols for dysfunctional proteins associated with Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Chorea, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.


Link: https://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/496466/post-doctoral-fellow-project-faim-rothstein-lab/
Employer: Western Michigan University
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: February 25th, 2019
Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MIPhDALSFeb 25, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Kukar Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, Kukar Lab

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Description:

A funded postdoctoral fellowship positions is available in the Kukar Lab at Emory University in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology and the Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. The Kukar lab uses a multi-disciplinary approach spanning molecular neuroscience, chemical biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, iPSCs, and mouse models to investigate the mechanisms of neurodegeneration. A major focus is to study how autophagy/lysosome dysfunction and neuroinflammation interact to cause Frontotemporal Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.


This project builds upon our recent paper (Holler et al, eNeuro, 2017) to understand how decreases in the Progranulin protein causes lysosome dysfunction and ultimately neurodegeneration. Major goals are to 1) investigate the molecular mechanisms of lysosomal dysfunction and inflammation caused by GRN mutations and 2) use gene therapy approaches (Adeno-Associated Virus) to test a novel therapeutic approach to treat FTD caused by GRN mutations.


Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1110840279/
Employer: Emory University
Location: Atlanta, GA
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: FTD
Job posted: February 23rd, 2019
Emory UniversityAtlanta, GAPhDFTDFeb 23, 2019
Group Leader, Neurobiology

Group Leader, Neurobiology

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Description:

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is hiring a group leader to direct an internationally competitive research programme within the Neurobiology Division relevant to the Laboratory of Molecular Biology’s (LMB) research portfolio, drawing on the collaborative inputs and team-working of other colleagues both within and outside MRC.


Key responsibilities:



  • To develop and lead a programme of research with a strong focus on the molecular mechanisms that underpin neuronal function in health and/or disease (especially neurodegenerative conditions).

  • Within this, to develop and apply appropriate cutting-edge molecular approaches, such as light and/or electron microscopic imaging and associated analytical procedures, that facilitates the exploration of normal and/or disease-relevant neuronal functions and molecular structures.

  • To recruit and supervise a small team of PhD Students and Postdoctoral Fellows.

  • To complete research projects in a timely manner and publish the results in leading scientific journals.

  • To present the results of the research at national and international conferences.

  • To contribute to LMB-wide activities relating to organisation of scientific activities and technological infrastructure.

  • To contribute to scientific progress in the field as a whole by, for example, membership of expert committees, editing specialist journals, refereeing funding applications.

  • To contribute to the MRC’s engagement with the public and to other public communications initiatives.

  • To ensure that any intellectual property is protected and, where possible, translating the results of research into useful new approaches or treatments that improve human health.


Link: https://neurojobs.sfn.org/jobs/12024196/programme-leader-track-neurobiology-dr-michael-hastings
Employer: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Location: Cambridge, England
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: February 21st, 2019
MRC Laboratory of Molecular BiologyCambridge, EnglandPhDNDGFeb 21, 2019
Research Coordinator

Research Coordinator

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Description:

The research coordinator will work closely with Dr. Corey McMillan, members of the Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration Center (FTD) and Comprehensive Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Center, and affiliated outside institutions on a multi-center neuroimaging (MRI, PET) and genetics project. The research coordinator will be involved the in the collection of data from ALS patients and healthy controls and also manage and coordinate the multi-site research projects. This position entails developing strategies for data management and regulatory procedures, as well as collaborating with biotech industry, federal agencies and academic institutions. This role will also involve quality control, image processing, and statistical analysis of MRI and PET data. The coordinator will also support other ongoing projects including collection of biofluid samples, neuropsychological testing, and monitoring accurate completion of Case Report Forms (CRFs) by participating physicians.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Computer Science or a related field and 1-2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. The ideal candidate will have clinical trial experience such as study monitoring, data collection, or regulatory procedures. Experience with MRI and PET data collection and/or analysis as well as an interest in neurological disease is preferred.


Link: https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/43768
Employer: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Sector: Academia
Degree required: BS
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: February 21st, 2019
University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PABSALSFeb 21, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Lim Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, Lim Lab

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Description:

A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Janghoo Lim’s lab in the Departments of Genetics and of Neuroscience at Yale University School of Medicine. We are seeking applicants interested in joining a dynamic and successful team that provides opportunity for individual development as well as collaboration. The main focus of the lab is to determine the molecular basis of cellular pathology in neurodegenerative diseases. In particular, the successful candidate will study the pathogenesis of various neurodegenerative diseases, including polyglutamine diseases, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, ALS, and Alzheimer’s disease. We employ a range of techniques and model systems, including molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics and genomics using cell culture (including patient-derived iPSCs), Drosophila and mouse models.


The applicant should have experience in molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, and mouse genetics as well as good communication skills. Experience in bioinformatic analyses and mouse genetics would be advantageous. To apply, please send to [email protected] a brief letter of interest that includes a personal statement outlining your research interests and prior experience, an updated copy of your CV, and contact information for 3 references.


Link: https://neurojobs.sfn.org/jobs/12001066/postdoctoral-position-in-neurodegenerative-diseases
Employer: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, CT
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: February 14th, 2019
Yale University School of MedicineNew Haven, CTPhDALSFeb 14, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Peter Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, Peter Lab

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Description:

A postdoctoral position is available in the NCI/R35 funded laboratory of Dr. Marcus E. Peter to study the role of toxic RNAs in health and disease. Projects are based on the recent discovery by the Peter Lab of a kill code embedded in the genome of multicellular organisms. This kill switch is based on RNA interference and can be engaged to kill cancer cells. However, it may also determine cell fate in multiple neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington’s disease (HD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).


The position is to investigate the inverse relationship between neurodegenerative diseases such as AD and HD and cancer. It will entail working with cell lines and mouse models of AD, HD and cancer. We have evidence that toxic small RNAs bound to the RNA induced silencing complex (RISC) suppress cancer and at the same time cause loss of neurons resulting in neurogedenerative diseases. The work will also involve advanced biochemistry such as pull down of Ago proteins and quantifying bound small RNAs using RNA Seq.


Link: https://www.indeed.com/q-amyotrophic-jobs.html?advn=8127196959955644&vjk=9e3672cf23aa1e26
Employer: Northwestern University School of Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG, Cancer
Job posted: February 14th, 2019
Northwestern University School of MedicineChicago, ILPhDNDG, CancerFeb 14, 2019
Associate Research Scientist, Maniatis Lab

Associate Research Scientist, Maniatis Lab

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Description:

The Maniatis lab within the Zuckerman Institute seeks an Associate Research Scientist (ARS) to facilitate research investigating the role of autophagy in ALS disease mechanisms. Candidates with expertise in multidisciplinary approaches including molecular genetics, mouse genetics, genomic methods, bioinformatics and familiarity with neurodegenerative diseases are encouraged to apply.


Link: https://neurojobs.sfn.org/jobs/11986325/associate-research-scientist
Employer: Columbia University
Location: New York, NY
Sector: Academia
Degree required: MD or PhD
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: February 11th, 2019
Columbia UniversityNew York, NYMD or PhDALSFeb 11, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow, Gao Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, Gao Lab

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Description:

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Fen-Biao Gao at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to study molecular pathogenic mechanisms of fronototemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (Lu et al., Mol. Cell 2013; Gascon et al., Nat. Med. 2014; Freibaum*, Lu* et al., Nature 2015; Tran et al., Neuron 2015; Lopez-Gonzalez et al., Neuron 2016). Candidates with strong research experience in mouse or Drosophila genetics and molecular/cellular biology are encouraged to apply. Interested please send CV to [email protected]


Link: https://www.nature.com/naturecareers/job?id=674987
Employer: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Location: Worcester, MA
Sector: Academia
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: ALS, FTD
Job posted: February 8th, 2019
University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolWorcester, MAPhDALS, FTDFeb 08, 2019

Industry

Job TitleEmployerLocationDegreeConditionsDate Posted ▾
Research Scientist I

Research Scientist I

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Description:

The Discovery and Early Development Biomarkers group, part of Biogen’s Research and Early Development department is seeking a highly motivated scientist to join a dynamic team engaged in the discovery and progression of novel biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases. Responsibilities include executing mass spectrometry-based experiments to identify, evaluate, and characterize relevant fluid biomarkers in both preclinical and clinical samples.


Link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?
Employer: Biogen
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhageType=JobDetails&partnerid=169&siteid=5140&jobid=825517#jobDetails=825517_5140
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: March 8th, 2019
BiogenCambridge, MAPhageType=JobDetails&partnerid=169&siteid=5140&jobid=825517#jobDetails=825517_5140NDGMar 08, 2019
Associate Director or Director, Neuroscience

Associate Director or Director, Neuroscience

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Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated neuroscientist and leader with substantial experience and demonstrated success with early stage drug discovery for neurodegenerative diseases and/or neurological disorders such as neuropathic pain to provide biology leadership for advancing our AAV gene therapy programs.


Responsibilities:



  • Leadership of multiple pre-clinical CNS gene therapy programs

  • Development of pre-clinical program plans in research, communication of status and progress, and sharing of expertise with others.

  • Leadership of a team of biologists, including PhD level scientists, with a focus on in vivo and ex vivo studies and analysis

  • Designing pharmacology, biodistribution and efficacy studies for pre-clinical programs and generation of reports for regulatory submissions

  • Management of external collaborations and research studies

  • Attendance of relevant scientific conferences to network with academia and industry, and to stay current in relevant research.


Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1121210990/
Employer: Voyager Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: March 1st, 2019
Voyager TherapeuticsCambridge, MAPhDNDGMar 01, 2019
Research Scientist

Research Scientist

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Description:

Yumanity is seeking a creative, experienced, talented and versatile scientist to join our interdisciplinary team to advance novel drug discovery programs. The position will be laboratory based, and requires strong experimental skills in neurobiology, preferably with experience in assay development. The position reports to the associate director of discovery biology and will collaborate across all of Yumanity’s core discovery platforms, including chemistry, yeast screening and target identification.


Responsibilities include:


·     Develop and evaluate cell line, primary neuron, and iPSC-derived neuronal models of ALS/FTLD, including TDP-43.


·     Validate genetic and small molecule targets discovered from yeast in multiple cell-based models


·     Conceptualize and develop target engagement assays to support target validation studies and enable in vivo pharmacodynamic studies


·     Actively and intellectually contribute to group discussions on assays, targets, and project strategy, including routine presentations


·     Develop collaborative working relationships across Discovery functions, including yeast screening, target identification, and chemistry.


Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1014058102/
Employer: Yumanity Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhD or MSc (10+ years experience)
Conditions: ALS, FTD
Job posted: March 1st, 2019
Yumanity TherapeuticsCambridge, MAPhD or MSc (10+ years experience)ALS, FTDMar 01, 2019
Research Scientist I

Research Scientist I

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Description:

QurAlis is seeking a highly motivated Scientist who is a subject matter expert in neurodegeneration and ALS to advance its cutting-edge discovery and screening efforts. The Scientist will work closely with the QurAlis scientific and management teams to perform studies in a high quality and scientifically rigorous fashion.


Responsibilities:



  • Develop and evaluate cell line, primary neuron, and iPSC-derived neuronal models of ALS/FTLD

  • Validate genetic and small molecule targets in multiple cell-based models

  • Design and execute in vitro studies to demonstrate compound pharmacodynamics and support development of early drug candidates and lead molecules

  • Perform the full spectrum of laboratory activities including experimental design, assay development, and execution.

  • Critically analyze data and communicate findings effectively to multidisciplinary team members and management

  • Actively and intellectually contribute to group discussions on assays, targets, and project strategy, including routine presentations

  • Other duties as assigned


Link: https://careers.massbio.org/job/scientist-i-neurodegeneration/46927020/
Employer: QurAlis
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: MS
Conditions: ALS
Job posted: February 22nd, 2019
QurAlisCambridge, MAMSALSFeb 22, 2019
Prinicipal Research Scientist, Neurodegeneration

Prinicipal Research Scientist, Neurodegeneration

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Description:

Lilly Neuroscience is seeking an experienced scientist to join the Neurodegeneration team to facilitate its mission of discovering novel medicines for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other related neurodegenerative conditions. Do you have a strong background in performing/designing in vitro and in vivo studies? Have you developed or optimized biochemical assays required for the evaluation of neurodegenerative studies in vivo? You will lead a laboratory focused on developing small molecule therapeutics in close collaboration with other Neurodegeneration laboratories and Lilly’s chemistry and biotherapeutic engineering divisions. An important focus for you will be the investigation of the role of misfolded proteins (tau/alpha-syn) across multiple disease states. Additionally, you will have access to many technical specialty groups within Lilly to facilitate their research. You should possess a deep understanding of the pathophysiological processes that underlie neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer and Parkinson’s diseases.


Link: https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25428&siteid=5645&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=2362477#jobDetails=2362477_5645
Employer: Lilly
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: February 11th, 2019
LillyIndianapolis, INPhDNDGFeb 11, 2019
Research Scientist, Neuro Discovery Group

Research Scientist, Neuro Discovery Group

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Description:

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals is seeking a highly skilled PhD scientist to join their newly initiated Neuro Discovery group. This individual will be a key player in investigating the mechanism of action and pharmacological properties of Dicerna’s RNAi therapeutics in the central and peripheral nervous system.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Leading internal and external research efforts to understand the mechanism of action and activity of siRNAs in the central and peripheral nervous system

  • Conducting siRNA drug candidate screening hit identification, and in vivo lead optimization

  • Preparing high quality technical reports and summaries for internal use and inclusion in key regulatory documents (e.g. INDs and NDAs)

  • Reviewing literature and providing insights to research directions, while predominantly making hands-on contributions to research


Link: https://careers.massbio.org/job/scientist-neuro-discovery/46626179/
Employer: Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: February 6th, 2019
Dicerna PharmaceuticalsCambridge, MAPhDNDGFeb 06, 2019
Director, Neuroscience Research

Director, Neuroscience Research

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Description:

Amgen is hiring a Director, Research in our Neuroscience group at our Research and Development facility in Cambridge MA.


Responsibilities:


•Lead Parkinson’s disease (PD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) discovery research efforts from target identification and validation to preclinical discovery characterization and clinical candidate nomination


•Develop and execute a research strategy to establish a sustainable and innovative pipeline in PD and ALS with a strong emphasis on human genetic insights


•Enhance the scientific reputation of Amgen and increase the external visibility in the PD and ALS areas by establishing impactful external research collaborations, participating in and presenting at key external meetings and publishing in peer-reviewed journals


•Build seamless collaborative partnership with Alzheimer’s disease therapeutic team, and other Neuroscience groups, to maximize resources and eliminate operational redundancies


•Ensure a highly effective partnership with functions in Therapeutic Discovery, Translational Sciences, Clinical Development, Process Development and Commercial and effectively position preclinical development candidates with these key stakeholders


•Participate in business development efforts resulting in the acquisition of innovative assets and/or enabling technologies that enhance the PD and ALS discovery research pipeline


•Recruit, develop and retain world class scientists, building a strong research team as evidenced by pipeline productivity and external scientific reputation


•Effectively represent Amgen by presenting the company’s capabilities and technologies and value of the PD, ALS and Neuroscience pipeline to external constituents


•Ensure that Amgen derives its sense of purpose from the needs of the patient and that all key decisions are made from a patient-centered perspective


 


Link: https://careers.amgen.com/job/9198825/dir-research-neuroscience-cambridge-ma/
Employer: Amgen
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: ALS, PD
Job posted: February 4th, 2019
AmgenCambridge, MAPhDALS, PDFeb 04, 2019
Research Scientist, Neuroscience

Research Scientist, Neuroscience

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Description:

The Neuroscience (NS) Department at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR) in Basel, Switzerland, is seeking a Scientist with Molecular and Cell Biology skills to join a lab focusing on neuroscience. The specific focus of the team is to modulate neuroinflammation to ameliorate or halt pathology in neurodegenerative diseases.


As part of a multidisciplinary, highly collaborative team, you will independently plan, execute and analyse experiments and interpret data aiming at the discovery of new therapeutic targets and drug leads. The group is using complex primary cell culture models, but also establishing cellular high and medium throughput assays to assess therapeutic efficacy of antisense oligonucleotides, antibodies or low molecular weight compounds under relevant physiological conditions.

On top of a solid neurobiological background, good knowledge of and experience with immunological methods would be an asset.


You will present data in meetings within the department and contribute to writing of research documents and publications. Furthermore, you will interact with multiple groups within our department as well as with other groups and external colleagues and have the opportunity to represent the lab in project team meetings.


Link: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=13617&siteid=5260&jobId=2604792&codes=LIIN-W#jobDetails=2604792_5260
Employer: Novartis
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: January 23rd, 2019
NovartisBasel, SwitzerlandPhDNDGJan 23, 2019

Non-Profit and Government

Job TitleEmployerLocationDegreeConditionsDate Posted ▾
Research Scientist

Research Scientist

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Description:

The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is a rapidly growing and highly successful nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate cures through stem cell research. NYSCF is seeking a recent PhD level scientist to join the “Brain modeling” team. Project(s) will focus on generating human models for neurodegenerative disorders using a variety of iPSC derived neurons and glia cells in 2D and 3D co-culture systems. This position will report directly to a senior NYSCF investigator and will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of neuroscientists and stem cell biologists.


We are seeking an independent, highly motivated applicant with a strong interest in human stem cell based disease modeling research. The successful applicant will have a strong background in neurobiology with an emphasis on cellular models of neurodegenerative diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease. Specific experience with induced pluripotent stem cell differentiation towards neural lineages or oligodendrocyte biology is a distinct advantage.


Link: https://neurojobs.sfn.org/jobs/12042264/phd-scientist-neurodegenerative-disease-brain-modeling
Employer: New York Stem Cell Foundation
Location: New York, NY
Sector: Non-Profit
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: February 27th, 2019
New York Stem Cell FoundationNew York, NYPhDNDGFeb 27, 2019