Instructor, Department of Pathology

A full-time faculty position at the level of Instructor of Pathology is available for an individual with outstanding research qualifications in the area of neurodegeneration with a focus in Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in biology, or other disciplines related to cell or molecular biology and have competitive research qualifications, including a track record of publication in top tier journals and evidence of independent funding ability. The candidate should have at least 5 years of experience in in neuroscience and cell and molecular biology, particularly in the area of neurodegeneration using cell and animal models. Candidates should be proficient in histology techniques, protein chemistry, immunocytochemistry, general cell and molecular biology techniques, imaging (confocal microscopy, electron microscopy and fluorescence) techniques, lenti-virus production and rodent brain stereotactic injection, animal husbandry, animal dissection and surgery (rodent), animal behavior tests. Applicants must also have experience working with multiple models of neurodegenerative diseases such as mouse models for Alzheimer disease. We especially encourage applicants who have training and/or experience in mitochondrial morphology/function analysis.

The individual chosen for this position will be encouraged to develop an extramurally-funded research program to support his or her research, will be expected to collaborate with members of the Department in their own research activities to the extent that this is beneficial to the individual and the existing faculty, and will be expected to participate in academic and service functions of the Department.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, full CV, and contact information for three professional references by email to:

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.