Postdoctoral Researcher Openings in Neuroscience at Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
May 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Dr. Yao-Ying Ma's group is in the process of joining the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Indiana University School of Medicine. The lab currently provides training positions to motivated post-doctoral researchers. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience / Neurobiology / Behavioral Neuroscience / Biophysics or other related fields are highly encouraged to apply. Experience in in vivo single unit or in vitro patch clamp electrophysiological recordings, rodent brain surgeries, or behavioral manipulations is preferred.
Research in Dr. Ma's group is supported by NIH and Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, etc. There are 3 major directions actively pursued, e.g., (1) synaptic adaptations induced by prenatal alcohol exposure; (2) neurosubstrates mediating long-term persistence of cocaine craving; (3) neural adaptations involved in psychiatric symptoms of Huntington’s disease. The Ma lab utilizes molecular, biochemical, anatomical, electrophysiological, optogenetic, chemogenetics and behavioral approaches to elucidate neuroadaptations in diverse neuropsychiatric disorders. See more about the lab by click here ( web link: https://www.yaoyingmalab.org/).
To apply for a position, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information of three references to Prof. Yao-Ying Ma via email email@example.com.
Applications from women and other underrepresented groups are welcome. In addition, it is the University’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. Indiana University is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 05102018
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