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Postdoc researcher in neuroscience or endocrinology at U.C. San Diego

Employer
University of California, San Diego
Location
San Diego, California
Salary
NIH scale
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024

Job Details

The Kauffman Lab at University of California, San Diego has openings for a post-doctoral researcher to study the role of the brain in regulating reproductive hormone secretion as well as the effects of steroid hormones on neural circuits controlling fertility. Research is conducted in normal and transgenic mouse models, addressing the interaction of steroid hormones (testosterone, estrogen, progesterone) and neuropeptides (kisspeptin, neurokinin B, dynorphin, GnRH) in coordinating the brain’s regulation of puberty and reproduction. Lab techniques include a combination of in vivo mouse work and bench work (in situ hybridization and RNAscope, qRT PCR, immunohistochemistry, hormone ELISAs, brain histology and neuroanatomy, microscopy, viral vectors, RNAseq, etc.).   

Additional information is on our lab website: https://obgyn.ucsd.edu/research/labs/kauffman/index.html

Prospective post-doc positions are available to start between July 1 through December 1, 2024.

**Note, due to the rules for federal NIH T32 and F32 grants for covering salaries of postdoctoral fellows, only U.S. citizens or green card holders can be considered for this postdoc position. International citizens who do not hold a green card or dual US citizenship are not eligible for this position and will not be considered except for the rare case of an international candidate with excellent research track record and publications specifically in either kisspeptin or GnRH biology, they might be considered, funds permitting. 

Individuals should have a background in rodent or mammalian models of neuroscience, physiology, endocrinology, or reproduction, and must have a proven record of productive research, including first-authored published papers. 

Applicants who have already finished 5 years of postdoctoral training are not eligible and will not be considered.

Interested applicants should email Dr. Alexander Kauffman (akauffman@ucsd.edu) and include an updated C.V. and cover letter.

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