Postdoctoral Fellow in Acoustic Communication and Emotions
Northeast Ohio Medical University
June 12, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Wenstrup laboratory at the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) seeks a highly motivated Ph.D. researcher to participate in studies of the neural mechanisms underlying emotional responses to social vocalizations. The researcher will use neurophysiological and optogenetic approaches to examine how neurons in the amygdala analyze vocal communication sounds and how these may be modulated by contextual cues. The successful candidate will join a highly interactive laboratory and a broader, highly active Hearing Research Group with nine laboratories studying different aspects of hearing.
Inquiries about the position should be directed to Jeffrey J. Wenstrup, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Anatomy and Neurobiology at email@example.com.Interested candidates should apply electronically at: https://neomed.peopleadmin.com/postings/1924. Please include a curriculum vitae as well as a statement of broad career goals within a cover letter. Applicants should identify three references who can comment on the candidate’s research and general capabilities. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The earliest starting date is July 1, 2018.
Hearing Research Group: https://www.neomed.edu/research-faculty/areas-of-research/hearing/
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a neuroscience-related field, strong communication and writing skills, and an ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Experience with electrophysiological, acoustic, and optogenetic methods is desirable.
Internal Number: 1924
About Northeast Ohio Medical University
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is a dynamic institution of higher learning. Established in 1973, the University trains physicians, pharmacists, researchers and other health professionals in an interprofessional environment.MissionNortheast Ohio Medical University improves the health, economy, and quality of life in Northeast Ohio through the medical, pharmacy and health sciences education of students and practitioners at all levels; the development of new knowledge through research in the biomedical, community health and behavioral sciences; and the provision of community service and health education throughout the Northeast Ohio region.