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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Neural Circuits and Cellular Neurophysiology

Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 19, 2022

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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Neural Circuits and Cellular Neurophysiology

Laboratory of Marie-Claude Perreault, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States:

We are seeking a versatile and innovative person to investigate how brainstem descending motor systems alter sensory processing by spinal interneurons. The project is part of a large international research consortium (NSF - NeuroNex) to identify effective motor control principles that will help guide robotic applications in real environments ( The lab uses single-cell calcium imaging, optogenetic, electrophysiological approaches in mice.

QUALIFICATIONS: Recent Ph.D. in Neurophysiology or related field and publications that document prior experience working with in vitro single-cell calcium imaging or electrophysiology in mice. Strong surgical skills and previous work on brainstem or spinal cord of newborn or juvenile mice will be an asset. Must be dynamic, organized, self-motivated and have excellent scientific writing ability.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT: The hired fellow will be offered opportunities to mentor undergraduate/graduate students from both Emory University and Georgia Tech, encouraged to submit fellowships and grant proposals and to take advantage of additional resources for career development from the postdoctoral office:

SALARY: NIH scale ( plus fringe benefits. The initial appointment is for one year to be renewed yearly depending on mutual satisfaction.

APPLICATION: Interested fellows, contact or fill application form at the Emory Human Resource portal

Please ensure that your application contains the following:

• A cover letter describing your current interests and explaining how your current skills fit the requirements of the position

• Curriculum vitae incl. publication list and name and email address of three reference


Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

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