Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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Research Specialist - Taylor Lab
at Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is seeking a highly motivated Research Specialist to join Dr. J. Paul Taylor’s group at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The primary focus of this position will be the use of Drosophila melanogaster as a tool to investigate the molecular genetics of neurological diseases.
For more information about the work in Dr. Taylor's laboratory, please visit us at: http://www.hhmi.org/scientists/j-paul-taylor
Click on the link below to apply for this position. Please submit a cover letter and three letters of reference along with your resume/CV. No phone calls please.
Representative Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To elucidate the pathogenic mechanisms underlying genetic forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and related diseases using a wide range of approaches including molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, behavior, and state of the art imaging.
- PhD in/or Neuroscience, Genetics ,Molecular Biology, or related field
- Strong background in Drosophila genetics, molecular biology, cell biology and/or neurobiology, biochemistry
- Ability to think independently and work collaboratively
HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.