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Location: Chicago, Illinois

Starting date: 1st July, 2018

Closing date: 31st December, 2018

The Position

An NIH-supported postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of Geoff Swanson in the Department of Pharmacology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. They are investigating how kainate receptors contribute to neuronal and circuit-level development in the central and peripheral nervous system, and how disrupted signaling through these receptors leads to human neurodevelopmental disorders. The lab uses new and established mouse models, behavioral and cellular approaches, and brain slice patch-clamp electrophysiology and optogenetics.

The Candidate

The postdoctoral fellow will join a highly interactive neuroscience community and will work as part of a team that includes members of other laboratories in the Departments of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neurology at Northwestern University. The successful applicant will be a neuroscientist with experience in patch-clamp electrophysiology.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a detailed CV with bibliography, research interests, and contact information for three referees to Geoffrey Swanson at [email protected].

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