The mission of the Institute is to promote translational research for the objective of elucidating the molecular pathogenesis of chronic incurable neurodegenerative disorders and developing novel therapies. Current emphasis by Institute investigators includes Parkinson's disease, other alpha-synucleinopathies, and Multiple Sclerosis. Ample opportunities exist for collaborations with basic and clinical faculty at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, The Brain Health Institute, and with investigators across Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Rutgers University's departments of Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Bioengineering. The Institute is housed in a state-of-the art research building located in the Piscataway, New Jersey campus. Rutgers provides competitive start-up packages and benefits. Additional information is available at: http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/institutes/institute-for-neurological-therapeutics/mission
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants must hold a Ph.D., MD or MD / PhD, have at least 3 years of postdoctoral training in a relevant discipline, and a strong record of scholarly achievement. Priority will be given to outstanding applicants whose research focuses on translational research in neurotherapeutics. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the training of postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and maintain a productive extramurally funded research program.
Posting Number: 19FA1766
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 95047
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.