Research Associate/Postdoctoral Position

Chicago, Illinois
Jan 12, 2021
Feb 11, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

A research position (open rank) is available immediately to join the laboratory of Dr. D. James Surmeier and an interdisciplinary, NIH-funded group to pursue the brain circuitry underlying chronic pain and opioid addiction. The Surmeier lab is using a variety of approaches to conduct high impact work in this area. Applicants should have expertise with electrophysiological approaches in ex vivo brain preparations. There will be an opportunity to train in complementary methods, including optogenetics, chemogenetics, and two-photon imaging. The Surmeier lab is located on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University (USA), which is situated in a vibrant international community near Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago.

Please send a curriculum vitae and contact information for two or more references to Dr. D. James Surmeier, Ph.D. at

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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