A postdoctoral position is available in a NIH-funded research laboratory to study the mechanistic underpinnings of interactions between sleep homeostasis and sedation. The applicant should have a PhD or MD with a strong background in behavioral neuroscience/sleep neurobiology and a proven track record of productivity as evident through published research articles. Working knowledge of rodent stereotactic survival surgeries, electroencephalography, and immunofluorescent staining is required. Proficiency in cell biology and biochemistry, and prior experience with Opto- and pharmacogenetics is highly desirable. The research project requires extensive use of high performance liquid chromatography and microdialysis for which the training can be provided. The successful candidate is expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills, and a strong enthusiasm for learning and developing new experimental approaches.
The position is open to recent graduates and anyone with 1-2 years of post-doctoral experience. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the NIH and the University of Michigan Medical School guidelines. To apply, please email curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a letter stating research interests to Dr. Dinesh Pal (email@example.com), Research Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the NIH and the University of Michigan Medical School guidelines.
The U-M Medical School is consistently ranked among the top 10 medical schools in the country and the Department of Anesthesiology at U-M was ranked #8 of all U.S. anesthesiology departments in National Institutes of Health funding for 2015. Established in 1948, the University of Michigan's Department of Anesthesiology is one of the oldest academic anesthesiology departments in the country. Our de...partment seeks to be the pre-eminent academic anesthesiology department in the world by making major advances in the field of anesthesiology, as well as medicine and science in general, and developing the next generation of outstanding researchers in the fields of anesthesiology and the associated basic sciences. Our anesthesiology research laboratories are comprised of state-of-the-art research facilities. Our researchers hold joint appointments in basic science departments so as to enrich the department with the participation of graduate students conducting research toward their Ph.D. theses. In addition, post-doctoral fellows from around the world contribute to the research productivity of our department. Our faculty is also members of the U-M Center for Sleep Science, an interdepartmental center dedicated to filling in the gaps in our understanding of sleep disorders.