Postdoc Position at Northwestern University School of Medicine

We have a variety of multiphoton imaging systems, electrophysiology rigs, manipulators and staging available at a reduced price. Find out more here.

Location: Chicago, United States

The Lab

We are a well-equipped group in a vibrant community with access to excellent core facilities. We are looking for highly motivated, creative individuals with a passion for neuroscience research. We provide a multidisciplinary group for scientific training and a collaborative collegial environment for career development.

The Candidate

We are recruiting postdoctoral fellows with a strong background in the neurosciences, and interests in understanding the synaptic and circuit basis of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders. Expertise in patch clamp electrophysiology or advanced imaging would be an advantage, combined with a strong motivation to develop new in vitro and in vivo assays for monitoring neuronal and circuit function in mouse models. Candidates who have complementary experience in mouse behavioral studies and want to expand their technical repertoire are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested individuals with recently completed PhDs should forward curriculum vitae, a description of research interests and experience, along with the names and addresses of references to: 

Anis Contractor, PhD

Department of Physiology

Northwestern University School of Medicine

303 E Chicago Ave

Chicago, Il 60611

Tel. 312 503 1843

[email protected]

Please mention that you saw this job on Scientifica's website when applying.

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