Post-doctoral position open in the Pharmacology and Therapeuticsdepartment at the University of Florida College of Medicine.Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. Neurosciences,cellular/molecular biology, genetics, pharmacology, endocrinologyor related field. This is an extramurally funded position toinvestigate the mechanisms that underlay the impact of endocrinesignals on brain health. Particularly, how age- and/orlifestyle-related dysregulation in reproductive or metabolichormones trigger pathogenic mechanisms that lead to functional lossand neurodegenerative disease ( www.casadesuslab.com ). The candidate will integrate into avibrant laboratory that incorporates a broad range of techniquesincluding, behavioral phenotyping, in vivo and in vitrogene-editing, and systems neuroscience approaches (transcriptomics)to answer the above questions. Applicants for this position should have documented experiencein at least two of the areas listed below:Gene manipulation/editing (i.e. shRNA/siRNA preps,viral vector delivery of genetic materials and/or CRISPR/Cas9 geneediting).Cell culture/primary cultureGeneral biochemical techniques immunolabeling, western blot,PCR, ELISAs etc.Microscopy (confocal)/analysisPlease contact the PI for more information at the email belowor apply for the position at: https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/posting/81615 Gemma Casadesus Smith, PhDUniversity of FloridaEmail: [email protected] with in vivo techniques involving rodentmodelsBioinformatics/Transcriptomics Application must include a CV, research description with short-termand long-term goals, and at least two letters of recommendationfrom immediate supervisors.The final candidate will be required to provide official transcriptto the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not beconsidered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” isvisible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside ofthe United States are required to be evaluated by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by National Association ofCredential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found athttp://www.naces.org/If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for thisposition, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to workin the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’sSunshine Law.#category=35The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.