Postdoctoral fellow in pain research

Baltimore, Maryland
Commensurate with experience
Aug 22, 2020
Oct 21, 2020
Research Area
Sensory Systems
Position Type
Full Time

Dr. Man-Kyo Chung’s lab at the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences, the University of Maryland at Baltimore is looking for a postdoctoral fellow for studying mechanisms of craniofacial pain. Chung lab investigates neural and molecular mechanisms of craniofacial inflammatory and neuropathic pain using multidisciplinary approaches in mouse models. The applicant will be trained in a collaborative environment of a strong pain research group in campus.

The candidate is expected to be highly motivated and to have a record of publications in the area of pain and neuroscience. Expertise in electrophysiological recording (in vivo extracellular recordings, patch clamp recordings in brain slice or dissociated neurons) is required. The candidate needs to have a strong ability in verbal and written scientific communication. Skills and experiences in fluorescence imaging, molecular biology, cell culture, immunohistochemical assays, circuit manipulations, mouse surgery or behavioral assays, working with genetically modified mice are considered with high priority. 

Interested candidates should submit a statement of research experience and interests with a CV including contact information for three references to Dr. Man-Kyo Chung (

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