Postdoc Position at LSU Health Sciences Center, Sailing Lab

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Closing date: Open until filled

Department: Cell Biology and Anatomy

Location: New Orleans, United States

The Position

The Salling lab is pleased to announce that an NIH funded postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Candidate

We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative individual who has an interest in investigating how drugs and alcohol affect the adolescent brain with a focus on the latent development of the frontal cortex.

Qualifications required include a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology or related field of study.

Experience in alcohol research, in vivo or in vitro electrophysiology, and/or behavior analysis is preferred.

The Lab

Postdoctoral training opportunities will include operant self-administration, touchscreen based learning and memory tasks, in-vivo circuit manipulation, activity-dependent labeling of neurons, and patch-clamp electrophysiology in brain slices.

The incumbent in this position will work under the supervision of Dr. Michael Salling with opportunities for additional training and mentoring available in collaborating labs across basic science departments. The Salling lab is affiliated with the Comprehensive Alcohol Research Center and Alcohol & Drug Abuse Center for Excellence providing multiple tracts for career development in the field of neuroscience and addiction studies.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, and contact information for three references in a single file attachment here.

The LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.

LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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