Cognitive Neuro-Oncologist

first_imgThe University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department ofNeurology, is seeking M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. new faculty hire at theAssistant or Associate professor level with training in cognitiveneurology and dementia. A career path in translational research ispreferred but not exclusive.The candidate should be clinically trained in cognitive neurologyand should be interested in assessing patients with dementiaincluding Alzheimer’s disease (AD), vascular dementia andFronto-temporal dementia (FTD). They will work with colleagues inmovement disorders who evaluate patients with Parkinson’s disease,diffuse Lewy Body disease, and hereditary ataxias. They should befully capable of assessing patients with dementia including AD,FTD, vascular dementia, as well as traumatic brain injury andchronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). They should be interestedin teaching and training medical students, residents, andpost-doctoral fellows. All applicants should have completedfellowship training in Cognitive Neurology and be boardeligible/certified.A generous start-up package is available for translationalclinician-scientist applicants with an interest in the molecularand cellular pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders, inparticular dementias. Areas of expertise might include geneexpression in either human blood or brain specimens using RNASeq,oligonucleotide arrays, or BAC transgenic system approaches;proteomics and broad based protein analyses such aspost-translational modification, e.g., protein phosphorylation orglycosylation; analysis of tau, amyloid precursor protein (APP),the secretases, Huntingtin, and pathways of apoptosis andautophagy; the role of the inflammation in neurodegeneration withinterests in microglial activation, cytokines, immune activationand astroglial biology; mouse models of neurodegeneration includingmutant tau isoforms, mutant APP, or mutant Huntingtin, conditionalknockout models of neurodegeneration, and use of shRNA orCRISPR/Cas9 to model neurodegenerative disorders; expertise in highthroughput drug screening or discovery, using in vitro or in vivosystems.The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women,individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans areencouraged to apply.Interested candidates should send CV to:Peter B. Crino M.D., Ph.D.Professor and ChairDepartment of NeurologyUniversity of Maryland School of [email protected] :Fellowship training in cognitive neurology and must be boardeligible certified.last_img

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