A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the lab of Steven Shabel, Ph.D. in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Projects will involve ex vivo and in vivo investigations of reward circuit function in animal models of depression.
Prior experience in molecular biology, cell culture, slice physiology, rodent surgery, and behavior are desirable but not required. A PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, or related fields, or MD with applicable lab experience is required.
UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. The faculty of almost 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating s...cience-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 80 specialties to more than 100,000 hospitalized patients and oversee approximately 2.2 million outpatient visits a year.
To improve health care in our community, Texas, our nation, and the world through innovation and education.
To educate the next generation of leaders in patient care, biomedical science, and disease prevention.
To conduct high-impact, internationally recognized research.
To deliver patient care that brings scientific advances to the bedside — focusing on quality, safety, and service.