A Post-Doctoral Position for In Vivo Electrophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury at the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia VA Medical Center.
A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in the lab of John A. Wolf, Ph.D. (http://www.med.upenn.edu/wolflab)
The position will lead projects examining the effects of TBI on the limbic system in both large and small animal models using high density electrophysiology, particularly interactions between the hippocampus and amygdala during behavior. The fellow will also participate in a number of other projects examining the effects of TBI on the electrophysiology of the limbic system, with a focus on neuromodulation as a treatment paradigm. The opening begins 3/2018, but may be available sooner for the right candidate.
The University of Pennsylvania offers a diverse research environment with many collaborative opportunities. To apply, please send an email to Dr. John A. Wolf (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the title "Post-doctoral Position", a copy of your CV and a description of your experience and interest. I will also be at SFN from Sat until Tuesday if you would like to meet to discuss the position.
The positions require excellent presentation and interpersonal skills, a highly motivated and open minded, independent thinker and worker, with a desire to work in a complex and high energy environment. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of project completion and publications. Candidates with either in vivo electrophysiology (extracellular) or other behavior or electrophysiology experience are preferred. Experience with coding and the analysis of data is a plus (MATLAB) regardless of background in ephys or behavior. Feel free to contact me if you are interested and unsure whether your background is a good fit.
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