Postdoctoral Position - University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Post-doctoral Research Position ‐ Mitochondrial biology and stress signaling.
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.

A post-doctoral fellowship is available at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Wojtovich. The project is funded by a grant from the US National Institutes of Health and will study the roles of Reactive Oxygen Species in mitochondrial physiology and stress signaling using optogenetic approaches. The laboratory uses a broad range of methodologies that offers the opportunity for training in multiple disciplines.

The ideal candidate has a background in biochemistry, physiology, genetics, neurobiology or related field. Research experience with C. elegans and/or mitochondria is preferred. Candidates are required to have at least one first author publication in a good quality journal and be independently motivated with excellent written and oral communication skills.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is located in upstate New York in the small but vibrant city of Rochester. Rochester is a highly livable community with access to world-class outdoor activities and a strong cultural environment without the hassles of big city living.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with a brief summary of research interests, complete curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references to Andrew Wojtovich ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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