Dignity Health Post Doctoral Fellow - Neurobiology in PHOENIX, Arizona


Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs .


Join us now as we are seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow to join our Neurometabolism Laboratory at Barrown Neurological Institute at St Jospeh's Hospital and Medical Center. Conducts research in disciplines of study in Molecular Biology, Neurochemistry, Motor Systems, Trauma, Neurosurgery, Neurodegeneration or Neuropathology under the direction and in collaboration with a faculty members.

We are interested in an energetic and creative scientist whose research can be synergized with major institutional strengths in the multidisciplinary studies of basic and molecular mechanisms underlying dietary treatments for epilepsy and neuroinflammation. Our studies will seek to unravel the epigenetic mechanisms governing metabolic sensors and mitochondrial function following metabolic alteration, providing scientific rationales for future therapeutic strategies to prevent and treat epilepsy and neuroinflammation. The candidate must have a PhD and be experienced with molecular and developmental biology along with cell lines and murine models of

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.



Doctoral degree, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.D. 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.

Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.