A postdoctoral position is available for a qualified applicant to participate in a project involving anatomical and functional mapping of neural circuits in the enteric nervous system. The project is funded through the NIH SPARC (Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions) initiative. The project involves multiple investigators in the US and Australia with expertise in RNAseq, neural modeling, imaging, and electrophysiology using mouse models.
The applicant for the current postdoctoral position will participate in electrophysiological and Ca2+ imaging studies of myenteric neurons in excised and cell culture preparations from the mouse colon. The applicant will receive training in enteric nervous system biology and modern quantitative methods at an institution that stresses both basic and translational Neuroscience.
Requirements for the position are a PhD in Neuroscience, Physiology or Membrane Biophysics, and experience with Ca2+ imaging and electrophysiological recording approaches in neurons. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience. The University has an excellent benefits package.
The University of Toledo is a public institution. Founded in 1872, it joined the state system in 1967. It is a unique institution that serves the needs of a diverse population. Its strengths are in its academics, scholarship opportunities, honors program and state-of-the-art facilities. UT's Community and Technical College also offers a broad range of outstanding education options. Qualified stude...nts may take advantage of a wealth of scholarship opportunities and can benefit from UT's Honors Program, considered one of the oldest and best in the country among state institutions. In addition, UT's multimillion dollar, world-class, high-tech classrooms and labs give students access to cutting-edge technology. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Allied Professions, Engineering, and Pharmacy; and the University College. Its 407-acre campus is located in Toledo.