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Post Doctoral Fellow – Research Grants (Days / Full Time)

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/31/2014
AZ - Arizona (All) - Phoenix Referral - n/a -    


The Barrow Neurological Institute,
Department of Neurology, is recruiting for a postdoctoral position in Dr. Kim’s
laboratory for Neurometabolism research. We seek an energetic and creative
scientist whose research synergized with major institutional strengths in the
multidisciplinary study of basic and molecular underlying dietary treatments
for epilepsy (notably, the ketogenic diet and its metabolic substrates,
ketones) and those relevant to the pathogenesis of various neurodegenerative
disorders. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative and
multidisciplinary research interests in how metabolic alteration modify
neuroprotective through modulation of bioenergetic capacity and mitochondrial

Highly motivated individuals who recently
obtained a MD or PhD degree and have strong background in biochemistry,
molecular Biology or Electrophysiology are encouraged to apply. Interested
individuals should send their curriculum vitae, a brief description of their
research interests, and the names of three references.

Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.


Research leading to Doctoral degree. Ph.D., D.Sc., or M.D is required. Ability to conceive new/innovative ideas or solutions with good logic and problem solving skills; ability to communicate, write, advise and counsel on extremely complex and technical matters; knowledge of operating required lab equipment and minor surgical procedures as required.

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona,St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 450+ bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Heart & Lung Institute, the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital, and a partnership with The University of Arizona Cancer Center.

Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 117 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

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