Stem Cell Scientist Full-Time Faculty Position
The position: The Parkinson’s Institute has launched a search for an outstanding stem cell scientist with an innovative research program and is interested in using stem cells and stem cell models to better understand the mechanisms of the Parkinson’s disease and develop novel treatment strategies to apply to the disease.
The applicant must have an M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degree.
At the time of application the applicant must:
The recruitment process includes two phases: 1. identification of a promising candidate by the search committee at the Parkinson’s Institute, 2. application to CIRM RFA 09-04 (http://www.cirm.ca.gov/content/rfa-09-04-cirm-research-leadership-awards).
About CIRM: CIRM is a state agency that was established through the passage of Proposition 71, the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative. The statewide ballot measure provides $3 billion in funding for stem cell research at California universities and research institutions. http://www.cirm.ca.gov/
Candidates are encouraged to apply electronically by December 1, 2013 and provide 1) cover letter including level of interest, qualifications, and research goals, 2) curriculum vitae including scientific publications and 3) statement of research (four pages max.), in one pdf file, with your last name in the subject line. Please have three references available upon request.
Applications should be submitted to:
Birgitt Schuele, MD
Program Director - Gene Discovery and Stem Cell Modeling
Chair of Search Committee
Parkinson’s Institute, 675 Almanor Ave. Sunnyvale, CA 94085