Postdoctoral Fellow - Behavioral and Molecular Neuroscience

Emory University
Emory University, Atlanta
$54,835 per year + benefits
Closing date
Nov 18, 2022
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Dr. Gary Bassell’s Lab in the Department of Cell Biology at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct behavioral and molecular studies investigating mechanisms underlying CNS symptoms (sleep, learning and memory deficits) in mouse models of myotonic dystrophy.  This NIH funded project is a collaboration with Dr. Eric Wang at the University of Florida. Excellent research skills in behavioral neuroscience are required. This project also involves work with AAV vectors, drug injections, FACS, confocal microscopy and dissection of brain regions for proteomic and/or transcriptomic analysis. Training in these methods will be provided as appropriate.

Emory University School of Medicine has a large and comprehensive program for postdoctoral training and mentorship with a strong network of support services for career development.

The Department of Cell Biology currently has twenty-four faculty located in the Whitehead Biomedical Research Building with modern laboratories and state of the art core facilities. Our faculty have diverse basic and translational research interests, including neuroscience, utilizing multidisciplinary approaches.

Emory offers extensive opportunities for collaboration within our own expansive neuroscience community, plus neighboring institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, the Atlanta University Center Consortium of HBCUs, and UGA.

The Atlanta metropolitan area continues to be rapidly growing, culturally diverse, and inclusive, offering an excellent and affordable quality of life.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Disability and Veteran employer.  Women and others who are underrepresented in STEM, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Applicants should provide: 1-Cover letter, 2-Curriculum vitae, 3-Recommenders, the names and contact information for three recommenders.



Emory University, a top research university located in Atlanta, Georgia, is an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged and diverse community whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care and social action. The university is recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts college, superb professional schools and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems. Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
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