Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans, Louisiana
NIH-level stipend
Oct 13, 2020
Dec 12, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the neurobiological mechanisms of adolescent alcohol exposure on pain-related outcomes. This project is funded by a collaborative grant between the labs of Drs. Nicholas Gilpin and Tiffany Wills in the School of Medicine at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in downtown New Orleans. The position is funded by an NIAAA-sponsored T32 training grant at LSUHSC. This newly funded research project uses an integrative approach that combines slice electrophysiology, behavioral testing, pharmacology, circuit-based approaches, and anatomical, molecular biology, and biochemical techniques. The ideal candidate will have experience in animal models of pain or alcohol exposure plus one or more of the above techniques. The successful candidate will be mentored toward research independence in his/her chosen area of specialization. Review of applications will begin immediately.  

To apply, submit a letter indicating career goals, CV and names of 3 references as a single PDF file to: The applicant will work in a highly collaborative environment located within the heart of New Orleans and receive an NIH-level stipend. Inquiries regarding this opportunity should be directed to Drs. Tiffany Wills at or Nicholas Gilpin at Eligible Individual: 1) holding or near completion (within six months) of a Ph.D. or equivalent degree 2) US Citizenship or Permanent Residency.  LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. More details at: