Postdoctoral Research Associate in Sensory Neurobiology
West Virginia University
June 13, 2018
Morgantown, West Virginia
NIH Postdoctoral stipend level
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
A Post Doctoral Research Associate position is available in the lab of Dr. Andrew Dacks in the Department of Biology at West Virginia University. We are looking for creative and motivated individuals to study the role of specific serotonin receptors in olfactory processing and odor guided behavior in Drosophila. We use a variety of approaches including molecular genetics, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and behavior. The successful candidate will join an interactive department with labs spanning a wide array of model systems and disciplines.
The ideal candidate will be a recent PhD graduate of a Biology, Neuroscience or related program with extensive and demonstrable experience performing neurophysiology (including whole cell patch or Ca2+ imaging) and working with Drosophila melanogaster.
For more information about our lab please visit www.dacksneuroscience.com
Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Andrew Dacks (email@example.com)
Interested individual can apply electronically at https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/wvu_research/jobdetail.ftl?job=09007&tz=GMT-04%3A00
Please include your CV, a description of research interests and goals, and a list of 3 references who can comment on the candidates research and general capabilities.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 09007
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University is a research-intensive, land-grant institution with roughly 30,000 students nestled in scenic Morgantown, WV. Morgantown offers a “small town feel” with many outdoor recreation activities, while still being in close proximity to several large cities. Research in the Department of Biology at WVU (https://biology.wvu.edu/) spans the full breadth of biological organization, from molecular biology to ecology. Several groups in the Biology Department study diverse topics in the field neuroscience and are members of the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, which is comprised of a community of over 50 labs (https://neuroscience.wvu.edu/).