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Postdoctoral fellow in cellular neuroscience

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
Salary is commensurate with experience, in accordance with current NIH pay scale.
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

Job Details

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Pugh to study the role of cannabinoid receptors in regulation of synaptic plasticity and motor learning in the cerebellar circuit.

The project is expected to employ whole-cell patch clamp electrophysiology in acute brain slices, calcium imaging using two-photon laser scanning microscopy, expression of exogenous proteins by viral injection, and mouse behavioral experiments. Prospective applicants with a PhD and experience with electrophysiology are encouraged to apply. Training in electrophysiological and two-photon imaging techniques specific to this position can be provided. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of interest, and the names of three references to Jason Pugh at Salary is commensurate with experience, in accordance with current NIH pay scale.

San Antonio is a diverse, multicultural city with much to offer and an attractive cost-of-living. The University of Texas Health Science Center is a Tier I Research Institution that is situated between downtown and the Texas hill country. The Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology houses twelve active laboratories currently performing neuroscience research. 



UT Health San Antonio is the premier academic research center of the seventh largest city in the country. The interdisciplinary basic and clinical research across the institution's five schools (Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Health Professions, and Graduate) is the chief catalyst of the $40.2 billion health care and biosciences sector of the city.

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