Post Doc Res Assoc, Keefe/Wilcox Laboratories (21478B)

Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salary
NIH Payscale
Posted
Jul 30, 2019
Closes
Aug 29, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

The Keefe and Wilcox laboratories at the University of Utah are seeking a highly motivated and energetic postdoctoral fellow to use patch-clamp electrophysiology and 2-photon imaging of iGluSnFR astrocyte mediated glutamate clearance.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN21478B          00276 - Pharmacology and Toxicology

COMPENSATION: NIH Payscale

WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, Days.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This research will examine the role of astrocyte regulation of excitatory neurotransmission in two disease models: 1) the development of habitual control over drug seeking, and 2) a novel infection model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and will follow NIH guidelines.



QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in neuroscience, bioengineering, pharmacology, or a closely related field. Experience with electrophysiology, 2-photon imaging, MATLAB, and animal models of drug addiction and/or neurological diseases is preferred.

Applicant must have excellent communication skills and work well in a team setting.