Indiana University, Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Project summary: A postdoctoral position is available immediately in Department of Anesthesia, Indiana University School of Medicine. The objective of this position is to explore neurological mechanisms for integrative and non-pharmacological treatment of chronic pain conditions. Multidisciplinary approaches will be used from animal models to human subjects.
Qualification: The candidate will be working in a collaborative environment of a strong research environment on campus and will have opportunities to work on wide-spectrum basic and translational pain and neuroimaging research projects using biomedical (e.g. fluorescence imaging, molecular biology, cell culture, immunohistochemical assays, circuit manipulations, mouse surgery or behavioral assays) and electrophysiological recording (in vivo extracellular recordings and patch clamp recordings in brain slices or dissociated neurons) in rodent models, as well as neuroimaging techniques (fMRI, EEG, simultaneous EEG-MRI, simultaneous PET-MRI) in human subjects.
The candidate is expected to be highly motivated and to have a record of publications in the area of pain and neuroscience. Experiences of either basic neurobiological or clinical neuroimaging research is strongly preferred.
The Indiana University offers competitive compensation and benefits for postdocs. Applicants must hold a PhD (or MD) degree.
Applicants with interest should email Cheri Kay (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a CV, cover letter stating research interests, experiences and contact information for at least three references.