Post-doctoral Fellow Position in neurosience and brain aging at OU HSC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Post-doctoral Fellow Position is available for a highly motivated, creative, outstanding individual interested in neuroscience and the effect of aging on brain function.
The incumbent will become part of a team to assess mechanisms for the decline in cognitive function during normal aging or in neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s disease. The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Ferenc Deak (Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging, Department of Geriatric Medicine, OUHSC), who has a long-standing interest in understanding the molecular regulation of synaptic neurotransmission. Currently special interest is on the effect of aging and growth factors on brain and cognitive function. On-going studies include live fluorescence imaging of synaptic release, long-term potentiation and whole cell patch clamp recordings of neuronal activity in a variety of transgenic mouse models. For more details please visit our laboratory’s website: http://www.oumedicine.com/ROCA/about-roca/research/ferenc-de%C3%A1k
Applicants should send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and names and contact information of at least three references as a single pdf file via e-mail to:
Ferenc Deák, M.D., Ph.D.
Reynolds Oklahoma Center on Aging
Department of Geriatric Medicine
University of Oklahoma HSC
975 N. E. 10th Street / SLY-BRC 1309-B
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
For full consideration complete applications must be received by February 1, 2013. Review of applications will start on February 4, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date is March 1, 2013.
OUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Institution.
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