Post-Doctoral Associate

Updated: 7 days ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY

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Recruitment/Posting Title Post-Doctoral Associate
Department SASN - Biological Sciences
Salary Open
Posting Summary

The laboratory of Dr. Ching-On Wong, Department of Biological Sciences, at Rutgers University–Newark is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate to begin March 1, 2020 (negotiable), renewable annually based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. 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.

Applicants should have obtained a PhD and/or MD degree in related disciplines at the time of commencing appointment in the Wong lab (Spring 2020). Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell biology, neurobiology, or mouse 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 position remains open until filled. Application should include a curriculum vitae and a short statement of how the applicant will fit into our research program. PI’s publications can be accessed here:

Posting Number 20FA0004
Posting Open Date 01/16/2020
Posting Close Date


Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants should have obtained a Ph.D. and/or MD degree in related disciplines at the time of appointment in the Wong Lab (Spring 2020). Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell biology, neurobiology, or mouse models.

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The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (SASN) is a place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N); and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large research university with a small liberal arts college. RU-N is a remarkably diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark-an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located in a transportation hub with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus. RU-N is consistently ranked one of the most diverse universities in the country by US News & World Report and is located minutes from New York City. For more information about RU-N:

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a short research statement and the names and contact information of three references.

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