Scholarship: Fully funded
Nationality: International Students
Application deadlines: Open
The Program in Image-Guided Neurointerventions (PIGN) inthe Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) in Baltimore, MD, USA has openings for National Institutes of Health-funded positions for Postdoctoral Fellowsand Research Associates. We are looking for highly passionate and driven scientists with extensive experienceand skills in stem cell biology and rodent surgery. Additional desirable skills include molecular cloning, stem cell culture, lenti or AAV packaging, and quantitative biological assays. Successful Postdoctoral Fellow applicants are expected to be recent PhD graduates or those who are about to graduate. Research Associates should have a proven track record ingenetic engineering of cells and surgeries in mice. These positions are for a minimum of 3-5 years with the possibility of extending employment and future career development.
PIGN is physically located in the brand new HSF III building at the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus located near downtown Baltimore and its famous Inner Harbor. Its modern design, top tier faculty and state-of-the-art equipment make working here a true pleasure. Well-designed vertical organization with wet labs, advanced imaging cores and animal facilities on different floors of the same building add convenience and improve efficiency. HSF III also housesworld class gems such as the Center for Genome Sciences, Program in Personalized and Genomic Medicine, Center for Epigenetic Research in Child Health and Brain Development, Center for Blood Oxygen Transport and Hemostasis and thelab pioneering CRISPR/Cas9 technology. Overall, this offers aunique and stimulating training environment with excellent opportunities for growth. In addition, University of Maryland, Baltimore has the oldest public School of Medicine in the USA, and it is currently ranked as the 13th Best Large Employer and 3rd in the field of education in the entire USA according to the Forbes Magazine and is one of the highest positioned educational institutions in the Maryland-DC-Virginia area.
- In Vivo Imaging Cell Therapy
- For both positions, outstanding skills in molecular biology is a must.
- Salary level will be aligned with NIH and UMSOM guidelines.
To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter and three references (as one pdf) to:
- Piotr Walczak, MD, PhD, Co-Director, Program for Image Guided Neurointerventions(PIGN), Center for Advanced Imaging Research (CAIR), Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), 670 W. Baltimore St., Room 1176, [email protected]