Postdoc in Molecular Neurobiology of Learning and Plasticity

Brandeis University
Boston, Massachusetts
NIH payscale, full benefits
Closing date
Jun 5, 2022
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The laboratory of Sacha B. Nelson at Brandeis University (in Waltham, MA, near Boston) seeks applicants for a funded postdoctoral fellowship position in molecular and cellular neurobiology. The successful candidate will collaborate with other lab members on transcriptional control of learning and neuronal plasticity in the mouse amygdala and neocortex. The position is ideal for a motivated scientist with prior experience in molecular biology wanting to learn neurophysiology, or for an electrophysiologist desiring to learn single cell RNA sequencing and other molecular neurobiological approaches.

A Ph.D. in Neuroscience, or Biology or a related life science discipline is required, but senior graduate students in the final stages of their thesis work are also invited to apply.

The successful applicant will join a supportive, diverse and scientifically cutting-edge Neuroscience and Molecular and Cellular Biology community. Employees receive a full benefits package and competitive salary. Professional development opportunities are extensive and are focused on improving trainee skills, knowledge and connections in preparation for careers in academic and/or industry scientific settings.

To apply: Please email Sacha directly ( and include a CV, a list of 3 references, and a brief description of your previous research.

Brandeis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Applications will be considered without respect to without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, religion and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.


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