A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Cao lab is looking for highly motivated candidates that are interested in understanding the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms underlying episodic and chronic migraine as well as exploring targets for new therapeutics in mouse models. We employ a multidisciplinary approach including state-of-the-art technologies in electrophysiology, time-lapse imaging, anatomical tracing, single neuron profiling as well as mouse genetics and behavioral assays. For more information please see http://elysium.wustl.edu/cao_lab/
The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:
A recent MD and/or PhD in neuroscience or a related scientific discipline with a strong record of research accomplishments.
Extensive experience in 1) primary neuronal culture and/or slice, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and/or 2) mouse survival surgery and behavioral tests.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with excellent communication skills
The successful candidate will join a large, dynamic and internationally recognized neuroscience community, with ample opportunities for career development. Salary will be based on NIH guidelines.
Applicants interested in the position shall send their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, along with contact information for three references to: