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Postdoc in Neuropsychiatric disorders and Alzheimer's disease

The Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology at the University of Iowa has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to study the the role of monoaminergic systems and neuropeptides in alcohol dependence, depression and Alzheimer’s disease. The lab employs cutting-edge techniques including two-photon imaging, fiber photometry, electrophysiology, chemogenetics and 3D imaging of cleared tissue using transgenic mouse models. We seek enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who are committed to a scientific career and have the ability to work independently. You will be part of a highly interactive and collaborative team of researchers and have the opportunity to publish in high impact journals. Mentorship in grant-writing, career development awards, and preparing for and navigating the academic job market will be provided. 

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV and a list of 2-3 references to Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz at

Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. or Ph.D./M.D. in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field in the biological sciences. Experience in electrophysiology, calcium imaging, transgenic mouse models, imaging, molecular biology or behavioral pharmacology is desirable but not required. 

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