This is a full-time Postdoc, Research/Staff Scientist, or Visiting Scholar position. Applicants need to possess a PhD, MD or equivalent degree with appropriate research experience in the field of neuroscience, drug addiction, or neuroAIDS. Candidates also need to (1) have skills to conduct one or more of the following studies: electrophysiology, drug self-administration by rodents, immunohistochemistry (IHC), molecular biology, or computational modeling of neuron; (2) perform experimental design, data collection, and statistical analysis with PI's guidance; (3) solve research-related problems; and (4) communicate effectively with colleagues in English (oral for discussion of outcomes, and writing for construction of scientific publication). Previous postdoctoral training is not required. Applicants with a degree of Master of Science (MS) and 1-year experience in performing patch-clamp recording or drug self-administration are also encouraged to apply.
With supervisor’s guidance, successful candidates are expected to independently conduct electrophysiological and/or other related studies described above; solve/report scientific/technical problems encountered during research; collect/analyze research data; prepare/present poster/slide presentations for internal progress reports and presentation at scientific meetings; and write scientific manuscript(s) for publication of completed research.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Dependent upon research experience and education.