The Meeks Lab (Department of Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX) is seeking bright and adventurous candidates to pursue postdoctoral training in the neurobiology of social olfaction. This NIH-supported position (via grants from the NIDCD and NINDS) will allow the fellow to learn electrophysiological and optical methods, including fluorescence-targeted patch clamp electrophysiology and light sheet microscopy, using unique and powerful in vivo and ex vivo platforms developed by the laboratory. The specific project will be adjusted to match the interests and talents of the fellow, but will focus on sensory processing in the circuits of the rodent accessory olfactory system, an olfactory subsystem best known for its role in processing pheromones.
Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, and/or have specialty training in neurobiology or physiology. Individuals with collaborative personalities are especially encouraged.
Interested candidates should send (1) a current copy of their curriculum vitae, (2) a 1-page description of their short- and long-term career goals, and (3) the names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses of 3 references to Julian Meeks via the e-mail address listed below.
Anticipated start date is flexible, but should be Fall 2018 at the latest.
Additional Salary Information: NIH Standard Postdoctoral Stipend