The Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) is an independent research center dedicated to finding the cause of and a cure for multiple sclerosis. Under the direction of Saud A. Sadiq, MD, FAAN, Tisch MSRCNY provides a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment to enable both basic and translational MS research. Our close affiliation with the International MS Management Practice (IMSMP) fosters interactions between scientists and clinicians, and provides access to clinical samples for research. Current specific areas of investigation include (1) viral etiology of MS, (2) mechanisms of disease progression, (3) repair and regeneration strategies, including stem cells, (4) biomarker discovery and validation, and (5) translational research trials.
The available position is at the Assistant Research Scientist level. Applicants should demonstrate their capabilities to lead an independent research project in any of the following topics with relevance to MS: (1) Neuroimmunology with emphasis on innate immune responses in MS; (2) Virology, with background in herpesvirus/EBV; (3) Neuropathology of human MS and animal models of demyelinating disease and neurodegeneration; and/or (4) Neuronal and glial cell biology. Successful candidate will be expected to train and supervise research assistants, and will have opportunities to collaborate with other Tisch MSRCNY scientists. Applicants should have a PhD or MD/PhD with relevant postgraduate experience. Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and demonstrate ability to work in a collaborative environment. We offer a very competitive salary and benefits in a pleasant and professional work environment. The position is fully funded for 3 years, with opportunity for extension. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SfN 2017 posters from Tisch MSRCNY will be presented on Tuesday, November 14. Poster numbers 475.02, 475.16, 475.18, and 475.21. Come by to meet Tisch MSRCNY scientists and learn more about our current research.