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Postdoctoral Positions in Neurophysiology

Florida Atlantic University, I-HEALTH, Macleod Laboratory
Jupiter, Florida
Commensurate with NIH guidelines.
Closing date
Dec 5, 2021
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Postdoctoral Positions in Neurophysiology

Two NIH funded positions are available to investigate questions in neuroscience using the Drosophila model system.  Our laboratory investigates:

     i) the means by which mitochondria support neurotransmission, contribute to synaptic plasticity and become involved in neuropathologies, and,

     ii) the influence of acid/base considerations on neurotransmission, synaptic plasticity and neurological conditions.

Within our laboratory the candidate will have the opportunity to build proficiency in biophysical approaches to neurophysiology including high-speed fluorescence imaging, electrophysiology and electron microscopy.

Minimum Qualification: 

Required: Doctoral Degree within the Biological Sciences from an accredited institution.

The ideal candidates hold a PhD within the Biological Sciences, ideally with strengths in genomics or bioinformatics, and with interests in the neurosciences and the genetic basis of disease.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Postdoctoral Fellow on the Office of Human Resources' career website ( by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) copy of a first author paper, and (4) contact information for three referees.

Preliminary email enquiries to Greg Macleod are welcome:

Information regarding FAU’s faculty transcript requirements is located in the Special Instructions section of the posted position on

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

For more information and to apply, visit and go to Apply Now REQ11766.

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service.  All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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