Mentor: Matthew Goldberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, SHEL 1106, 1825 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294.  Telephone: (205) 934-5228; Email:

Postdoctoral Position – Molecular Mechanisms of Parkinson’s Disease 

Postdoctoral Fellowships are available in the laboratory of Dr. Matt Goldberg at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) for research on the molecular pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease supported by newly awarded NIH grants. Experience with animal and cell models of PD is desirable. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to receive outstanding mentoring and training from Dr. Goldberg in the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics (CNET). UAB and CNET provide a stimulating and exceptionally supportive research environment. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references to

Because of its commitment to the success of postdoctoral fellows, UAB ranks consistently as one of the top locations among US universities for training postdoctoral scholars.Read more

UAB was ranked #1 among public universities (#8 overall) in The Scientist magazine’s 2013 survey of the Best Places to Work for postdocs.  

The Office of Postdoctoral Education at UAB sponsors a variety of training and career preparedness courses.