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Postdoctoral Researcher

University of South Florida
University of South Florida, Tampa
$53,760 - $63,760
Closing date
May 20, 2022
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The Auditory Development and Connectomics Laboratory (, headed by Dr. George Spirou, in the Department of Medical Engineering, is advertising to hire a postdoctoral researcher. The post-doctoral research scholar will pursue studies in developmental neuroscience. Our approach is wholistic, treating neural circuit formation as a transformation in whole-tissue structure and function of neurons, glia, and vascular cells. This person will utilize optical (2-photon Ca2+ imaging, optogenetics) and electrophysiological methods to manipulate and monitor multiple cells and cell types simultaneously at perinatal ages to study communication among all cell types underlying the formation of the calyx of Held, the largest nerve terminal in the mammalian brain. Candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit can benefit from interaction with our startup company, syGlass (, and implement new lab methods based in 3D VR/AR for data analytics and science communication.


The University of South Florida (USF) holds Pre-eminent status, the most elite category among Florida’s 12 public universities. With more than $500 million in research expenditures, USF ranks 29th in the nation among public universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. The new Department of Medical Engineering leads nearly all departments nationally in extramural funding per faculty member. Tampa is a dynamic, major metropolis on Florida's west coast, offering plenty of sunshine, and affordable real estate.
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