Category: Unclassified | Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Postdoctoral Fellow - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Posted Date: 11/14/17
Position Number: PSN 52847
Salary Range: Negotiable
Location: LSU Health, Shreveport
Posting closes: Open Until Filled

Minimum Qualifications:


Applicants must have a PhD in neuroscience or cell/molecular biology.


Successful candidates should have a proven track record of publication and excellent communication skills.

Job Summary:

The Witt Laboratory at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport is seeking a highly motivated and qualified postdoctoral researcher to work in the field of neurobiology.   The candidate is also expected to help train graduate students.  The focus of the position is to study the function of the Parkinson's disease protein alpha-synuclein in patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cell models. Experience with such cells is required, as well as experience with gene knock down techniques.

Please e-mail inquiries to  Applicants should submit a letter of interest, their CV, and contact information for three references. 

Dr. Stephan Witt, Ph.D.

Professor and Head

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

1501 Kings Hwy

Shreveport, LA 71130

Job Benefits:

The LSU Systems Office has provided LSUHSC-Shreveport employees with excellent benefit options designed with you and your dependents in mind. Our Benefits Section is available between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to help answer any questions you might have about these benefits.