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Postdoctoral Fellow (Winters)

Employer
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Location
Rootstown, Ohio
Salary
$46,300 – $54,788
Closing date
Jun 22, 2024

Full-time postdoctoral research position to investigate cellular features of brainstem sound localization circuits. These systems are important for selective attention and may be disrupted by early life conductive hearing loss and contribute to central auditory processing disorder. The postdoctoral researcher will support projects under the leadership of Bradley Winters, Ph.D. using advanced in vivo and ex vivo neuroscience methods in rodent animal models. Techniques used include dual dendritic-somatic patch-clamp, multiphoton imaging, and RNA sequencing.

 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or related field and excellent English communication skills. Experience in electrophysiology and rodent animal models highly desired. Cover letter must include discussion of specific interests in auditory system or neurophysiology and how these relate to current qualifications and future goals.

 

Key Skills and Personal Characteristics:

• Attention to detail

• Excellent organizational and observational skills

• Able to work with rodents including surgical procedures and euthanasia

• Physical dexterity to work with fine instruments

• Ability to concentrate for extended periods while running experiments

• Dependability and strong work ethic

• Excellent english written and oral communication skills

• Ability work independently and solve problems

• Readiness to read primary literature to understand and formulate research objectives

 

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is community-based interprofessional health sciences university in Rootstown Ohio located one hour from Cleveland, 15 min from Kent, and 20 min from Akron. NEOMED has its own vibrant research community with 6 focus groups as well as close ties with nearby Kent State University and University Hospitals in Cleveland. The postdoctoral researcher would be part of the Hearing Research Group (HRG) within the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology. The HRG is highly collaborative and has 8 NIH-funded labs working at all levels of the auditory system using methods from cellular to behavioral. The HRG provides an excellent training environment through its members, journal club, and seminar series. For more information see neomed.edu/research/hearing/ and winterslab.org.

 

To Apply, visit:

https://apptrkr.com/527799

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