Postdoctoral researcher in Neuroendocrinology
- Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University
- Kent, Ohio (Northeast Ohio)
- NIH scale + benefits
- Closing date
- Jul 5, 2023
- Graduate School or University
- Job Function
- Postdoctoral Researcher
- Research Area
- Integrative Physiology & Behavior, Neural Excitability, Synapses, & Glia
- Position Type
- Full Time
- Any Experience Level Considered
A full-time postdoctoral researcher position is open in Dr. Richard Piet’s laboratory (https://pietlab.weebly.com/) to work on an NIH-funded research project in reproductive neuroendocrinology. The Piet lab is at Kent State University, a top-tier research university (https://www.kent.edu/research/r1-designation) in Kent, Ohio.
Our research combines anatomical (immunohistochemistry, tract-tracing) and functional (brain slice electrophysiology and calcium imaging, optogenetics) approaches in mice to study the brain circuits that control gonadotropin hormone secretion and fertility.
Our team is part of Kent State University’s Brain Health Research Institute (https://www.kent.edu/brainhealth), a collaborative research environment, which includes more than 170 faculties within the Kent State community.
The successful candidate will receive training and mentorship in all aspects of experimentation as well as professional and career development support from Dr. Piet, and through activities offered by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies at Kent State University.
Individuals holding a PhD degree, with a strong background in neuroscience, neuroendocrinology or a related field are encouraged to apply. Prior experience using contemporary neuroscience tools is desirable.
Applicants should be highly motivated, detail-oriented, able to work as part of a team and independently and should have a proven record of productive research. Applicants should also possess excellent organizational and time-management skills.
Please email a cover letter highlighting your qualifications, scientific interests and professional goals, as well as a CV and contact information for two references to Dr. Richard Piet (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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