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Job Title: Postdoctoral fellow
Location: Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
A funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Leena Ali Ibrahim at KAUST, Saudi Arabia. A major focus of the laboratory is understanding the circuit mechanisms of how the internal states of an animal via top-down circuits influences sensory processing during development and learning. In addition we are interested in exploring how the balance of bottom-up and top-down signalling is disrupted in neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders. A number of potential projects can be supported depending on interest and expertise.
We use a variety of approaches including in vivo two-photon microscopy and behavior, slice physiology, optogenetics and viral targeting of defined cell types.
Minimum qualifications are a PhD or MD/PhD in neuroscience or a closely related field. Prior experience with imaging and/or electrophysiology is helpful.
How to Apply
Interested persons should send a CV and a brief statement describing their interests and relevant experience. Please send materials to [email protected]. Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and will follow University guidelines.