Postdoc Position at Michigan State University (USA)

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Postdoctoral position in neuronal signaling underlying psychiatric disorders

Organisation: Michigan State University

Department: Department of Physiology

Location: Michigan, United States

A full-time NIH-funded postdoctoral research associate position is available in the lab of Dr. Hongbing Wang at Michigan State University (

The main research direction of the lab is to study molecular and cellular mechanisms underpinning adaptive brain function and pathophysiology associated with psychiatric disorders. Candidates with PhD and/or MD degree and experience in the field of neuroscience and/or molecular biology are encouraged to apply. This position requires skills in experimental design, data analysis, trouble-shooting and problem-solving, and effective oral and written communication. Desired qualifications are skills in molecular/cellular biology, and/or electrophysiology with mouse brain slices or in vivo recording,  and/or animal behavior. The position offers opportunity to identify key signaling regulators of neuronal plasticity and homeostasis as well as therapeutic targets/strategy for the treatment of Fragile X syndrome and Bipolar disorder. The salary is according to experience and NIH standard.

How to Apply

To apply, send a cover letter summarizing your qualification, research interests/accomplishments and skills, plus CV and contact information of 3 references to Hongbing Wang ([email protected]).

Please mention that you found this job on the Scientifica website when applying.

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