Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position available to work on an NIH-funded project examining sex-dependent effects of alcohol on brain and behavior, using a rodent model.
The project includes ethanol administration, behavioral testing, stereotaxic surgery, histology and microscopy.
Other aspects of the position include data management and analysis, writing research papers and proposals, training graduate and undergraduate students, and presenting data at scientific meetings.
Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.
Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
The position is full-time for 3 years. Salary is commensurate with experience, and a full benefits package is offered. Requirements include PhD in behavioral neuroscience or a related field, and experience with rodent behavioral analysis.
Applications are welcomed from current PhD students who will have submitted their dissertations in the near future. Experience in stereotaxic surgery, epigenetics, and/or analysis of brain injury is desirable.
The preferred candidate will also have excellent quantitative and writing skills as indicated by letters of reference and publication record.
Doctoral and No experience
Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.
Additional Salary Information: $3,223 - $4,834
Internal Number: STA003166
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