Post-doctoral Scholar

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Location
Reed Neurologic Research Center, Los Angeles, California
Salary
$53,460 plus benefits
Posted
Jul 24, 2020
Closes
Sep 22, 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Level
Entry Level

The Zeiger lab at UCLA is interested in the basic and translational mechanisms of circuit dysfunction in neurologic disorders. We use in vivo multi-photon and macroscopic imaging techniques to study the function of cortical circuits and individual neurons in mouse models of disease. We are searching for a highly motivated, creative, and interested individual to join a world-class community of circuit neuroscientists at UCLA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute an independent research project relevant to the lab's focus
  • Mentor undergraduate student researchers
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Prepare figures and draft manuscripts
  • Present research at local, regional, and national meetings
  • Apply for fellowship awards

Required Qualifications 

  • MD or PhD in Neuroscience, biology or similar discipline
  • Established track record demonstrating ability to complete projects
  • Experience working with rodents
  • Basic competency with fluorescence microscopy
  • Excellent scientific communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and ability to function independently

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced experience with microscopy, particularly in vivo imaging or calcium imaging
  • Competency with MATLAB or other programming languages
  • Experience with rodent behavioral studies and/or surgical procedures (craniotomies, stereotaxic injections)
  • At least one first-author publication

For more information, please visit zeigerlab.dgsom.ucla.edu

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