Job posting number: #7067675
Posted: July 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe laboratory of Dr. Ching-On Wong, Department of Biological Sciences, at Rutgers University–Newark is seeking two Postdoctoral Associates to begin in 2020 (negotiable), renewable annually based on satisfactory performance. Research in the Wong Lab is focused on organellar biology and cell metabolism in the contexts of nervous system function and neurodegenerative diseases. We undertake a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates bioinformatics, model organism genetics, molecular and cell biology, lipidomics, and quantitative microscopy.
Specific research programs involve studies of vesicular trafficking, glial cell bioenergetics, transcellular signaling, and neuro-immune interaction, and are funded by the NIH and Rutgers University. The positions require conducting experiments using cell, Drosophila, and rodent models.
Applicants should have obtained a PhD and/or MD degree in related disciplines at the time of commencing research in the Wong lab. Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell biology, neurobiology, or animal models.
The lab PI is committed to provide mentorship to research fellows eager to pursue a career in biomedical research. Salary and benefits are provided according to NIH guidelines. The city of Newark offers geographical advantage in the tri-state area, with close proximity to New York City and other top-tier institutes.
Review of applications begins immediately and the positions remain open until filled. Application should include a curriculum vitae, contacts of 3 referees, and a short statement of how the applicant will fit into our research program. Please refer to the job postings on Rutgers website for more information: