Postdoctoral Fellow in Behavioral Neurobiology

New York City, New York
Salary commensurates with relevant experience and as per NIH guidelines. Fringe benefits included.
Jul 06, 2021
Sep 04, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University (New York City). A primary focus of the laboratory is molecular and circuit-based analyses of mouse models of relevance to neuropsychiatric disorders across sensitive periods of neurodevelopment.

Qualified candidates should have a background in psychology and/or behavioral neuroscience. Experience with rodent models of learning and behavior is desirable. Familiarity with stereotaxic surgical techniques is encouraged. Applicants who have skills in only some of these disciplines but feel that they can easily learn the others are welcome to apply. Candidates should email a statement of research interests, CV, and 2 references to Dr. Francis S. Lee (


  • Ph.D in behavioral neuroscience, psychology, or other related fields.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience with rodent models of learning and behavior preferred.
  • Familiarity with rodent stereotaxic surgical technique preferred.
  • Some level of proficiency in MATLAB, Python, or other statistical analysis programs are helpful, but not necessary.

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork- Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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