Postdoctoral Position in Behavioral Neuroscience

Employer
Binghamton University
Location
Binghamton, New York
Salary
50,500.00-52,000.00
Posted
Oct 10, 2019
Closes
Nov 09, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral fellowship available immediately to work on a collaborative research project addressing aging, neuroinflammation and alcohol-related brain pathology in the laboratory of Drs. Terrence Deak and Lisa Savage. We invite applications for a NIAAA-funded postdoctoral training program (T32) in Development and Neuroadaptations in Alcohol and Addictions. This training program has a strong affiliation with the Developmental Exposure Alcohol Research Center (www.binghamton.edu/dearc), a NIAAA-funded P50 Center situated within the Behavioral Neuroscience program in the Department of Psychology.

Our laboratories engage in interdisciplinary research including rodent behavioral assessment coupled with molecular, genetic, biochemical and neuroanatomical techniques, including expertise in neuroimmunology.

 

Interested applicants should visit our laboratory websites:

https://sites.google.com/a/binghamton.edu/deak-lab/

https://sites.google.com/binghamton.edu/savagelab/home

 

To apply visit the website:

http://research.binghamton.edu/RFjobs.php

Application requires a cover letter, CV and names/contact information for three references

Questions about the position should be addressed to: lsavage@binghamton.edu or tdeak@binghamton.edu

 

The Research Foundation for SUNY

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 



Outstanding, highly motivated candidates with a Ph.D. in neuroscience, psychology or behavioral neuroscience will be considered. We are especially interested in pursuing a neural network approach to aging and disease. Experience with rodent behavioral testing and neuroanatomy are key skills. Preference will be given to candidates with experience with development and aging. Strong writing, analytical and statistical skills are needed for grant-related publications.

 

Additionally, applicants must:

1) have a strong background in, and ongoing commitment to, alcohol or addictions research

2) intend to pursue a future career in fundamental or biomedical research and

3) possess US citizenship or Permanent Residency status.

 

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