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Postdoctoral Position in Systems Neuroscience

Hackensack Meridian Health JFK University Medical Center
Edison, New Jersey
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 25, 2023

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Postdoctoral Position in Systems Neuroscience

Job Summary:

Gu lab has newly launched in September 2023 at the Neuroscience Institute, HMH JFK University Medical Center! We are looking to recruit a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher who is interested in investigating the basal ganglia circuits underlying movement disorders.

Our primary research focuses:
-Investigating motor and non-motor functions in mice using in vivo electrophysiology, optogenetics, and photometry.
-Pharmacological and optogenetic manipulations in mice models with movement disorders.
-Collaborate with neurologists and neurosurgeons to collect human data with movement disorders.

– A Doctoral Degree is required.
– Strong verbal and written communication skills.
– Strong motivation and interest in systems neuroscience research.
– One or two prior experiences in the following areas are preferred: optogenetics, photometry, electrophysiology, rodent behavior measures, and MATLAB/phyton programming.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Conducting research and writing papers. 
– Collaborate with team members on research projects.

What we can offer:
– A great opportunity to acquire multiple high-tech systems neuroscience skills.
– A unique chance to be involved in both animal and human studies.
– An environment of open discussion, where ideas are valued and collaboration is highly encouraged.

For more information about our research, please visit To apply or inquire, please email us ( with a CV attached.  


Tagged as: Life Sciences, Neuroscience



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