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Postdoc - Systems Neuroscience/Electrophysiology/Functional imaging/ Behavioral analysis

Employer
UTSW Medical Cntr @ Dallas
Location
Dallas, Texas
Salary
NIH NRSA Scale
Closing date
Jan 2, 2024

Job Details

A postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Seungwon (Sebastian) Choi in the Psychiatry Department Neuroscience Division at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

The Choi lab aims to define the functional organization of ascending somatosensory circuitry and to use this knowledge to reveal how internal states and disorders of the nervous system shape our sense of touch and pain. Working as a team member of the lab, the successful candidate will utilize mouse genetic tools in conjunction with anatomical, physiological, and behavioral approaches to study the function and dysfunction of ascending somatosensory pathways.

Candidates must hold Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s). Research experience in systems neuroscience with a track record of leading projects to publication is preferred. Candidates with experience in electrophysiology, functional imaging, and behavioral analysis are strongly encouraged to apply. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to direct independent projects in a multi-disciplinary and collaborative research environment with a variety of neuroscience research resources available at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

More information on the PI and the lab can be found on the faculty profile page (https://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/205902/seungwon-choi.html) and the lab website (https://schoilab.org/). Information on our postdoctoral training program and benefits can be found in our Postdoc Handbook or at http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/postdocs.

Interested individuals should send a CV, cover letter describing research experiences and interests, and a list of three references to:

Seungwon (Sebastian) Choi, Ph.D.
Seungwon.Choi@UTSouthwestern.edu
Department of Psychiatry, NC6.206
UT Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390

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Company

UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty includes many distinguished members, including six who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. The faculty of almost 2,800 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 80 specialties to more than 100,000 hospitalized patients and oversee approximately 2.2 million outpatient visits a year.Our MissionTo improve health care in our community, Texas, our nation, and the world through innovation and education.To educate the next generation of leaders in patient care, biomedical science, and disease prevention.To conduct high-impact, internationally recognized research.To deliver patient care that brings scientific advances to the bedside — focusing on quality, safety, and service.

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