Postdoctoral Associate - Pain and Reward Circuit Research

Xu Lab, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.
Closing date
Feb 28, 2022
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Postdoctoral Associate positions are available immediately in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at University of Pittsburgh.

Qualified candidate with PhD in neuroscience, neurobiology, or related fields will join a dynamic team of investigators to study neural circuits that control pain, analgesia, and drug seeking behaviors.

Knowledge and prior working experiences in excitatory and inhibitory receptors, in vivo animal experiments (including simple surgical preparations), animal behavior evaluations, and/or immunohistochemistry are preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong aptitude for collaborative research in an academic environment are expected.

The research environment is outstanding, and salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae and also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Prof. Yan Xu (

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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