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ACCM Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

If you are interested in pursuing a research career in ACCM at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, please contact the Research and Grants Office at

For access to a complete listing of current opportunities, the JHUjobs site provides a convenient method for you to apply to join the Hopkins Team. It also provides you with links to the most current information you need as an applicant to the university.

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Current Opportunities:

Postdoctoral researcher in glial function and/or neurogenesis

We are looking for highly motivated, independent, interactive, and career-oriented research fellows with a PhD in neuroscience or immunology. Strong cellular/molecular biology and neuroscience or immunology training is required. Candidates must have a strong publication record and proven research ability in the following areas: primary cell culture (neurons, glia, or macrophages), neural stem cell culture, cell-cell interactions, flow cytometry, neurogenesis-related experiments, neurobehavioral testing, and small animal surgery. Other lab experience is helpful but not required: microRNA, exosomes, angiogenesis-related experiments, and brain imaging (MRI, PET, or bioluminescence). A successful candidate should possess interdisciplinary lab skills, have good English and communication skills, be able to supervise PhD students, and perform team-oriented as well as independent work. We offer multifaceted scientific projects, a place in a committed team, and strong scientific collaborations. NIH funding for the position with a minimum of a 2-year appointment is currently available.

Lab interests: 1) neurovascular inflammation and glial function; 2) neurogenesis/ synaptogenesis/ angiogenesis. The research projects of our team focus on these targets with the primary goals of discovering new therapeutic strategies for intracerebral hemorrhage or traumatic brain injury and elucidating the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms.

Recent publications: Prog Neurobiol 2010; 92:463-77. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2011; 31:1243-50. Neurobiol Dis 2012; 45:388-94. Brain Behav Immun 2013; 34:56-66. PLOS One 2014; 9:e97423. Ann Clin Transl Neurol 2014; 1:258–71.

Individuals who are interested should send a detailed CV, a brief statement of research plan, interests, and skills, and the names of three references to Dr. Jian Wang at