Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research is looking for highly motivated
applicants interested in a Researcher position to investigate mechanisms and
novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. Our laboratory studies
mechanisms and novel treatments for seizures and related memory loss in mouse
models of Alzheimer’s disease. In tandem, we conduct clinical studies to investigate
network hyperexcitability in Alzheimer’s disease, and include clinical trials
of anti-seizure drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease-associated network
hyperexcitability. In this role, you will conduct a broad array of experiments
including cell and molecular, neural network, and behavior relationships in
mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease, and interface with a translational group
bridging bench discoveries with human clinical trials. Will also prepare
research findings at scientific conferences and prepares manuscripts for publication.Qualifications
•Advanced degree in related field, or Bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience. •Incumbent must have 1 – 3 years related experience. •Ability to follow precedents and procedures, set priorities, and organizes work within general guidelines.•Excellent organization skills, along with strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.•Rodent handling experience. •Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint. •Strong record of presenting research results through publications or scientific meetings. •Experience in conducting electrophysiology/neurophysiology in mice or humans. •Proficiency in molecular biology, protein-interaction assays, immunochemistry, and primary neuronal culture.•Experience in MATLAB.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.