Inscopix, a discovery phase neurotechnology company, is seeking a talented postdoctoral research scientist with a strong background in neuroinflammation who is interested in pursuing groundbreaking brain science in a highly-motivating and fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. You will have unique opportunities to work in close collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of driven neuroscientists, physicists, engineers, and data scientists. If you are looking for an opportunity that immerses you in 21st century neuroscience, we want to hear from you!
The ideal candidate will have:
PhD in Neuroscience, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or related field
Doctoral research in microglia function
Experience in translational and/or drug discovery research, including with disease models of neurodegeneration (e.g., Alzheimer's Disease)
Excellent surgical skills, including stereotaxic injections and/or implantations
Creative problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Desire to work with amicable, energetic, interdisciplinary teams
Strong publication record
Experience with nVista and/or nVoke technology
Experience with in vivo imaging, in vivo electrophysiology and/or optogenetics
MATLAB or Python programming and data analysis expertise
Experience with viral and transgenic technology
Experience with immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy
Internal Number: 2018-0920PDRS-SFN
About Inscopix, Inc.
Decoding the neural language of the brain is the defining scientific challenge and opportunity of the 21st Century. Inscopix is a discovery phase neurotechnology company based in Palo Alto developing a platform and full stack for real-time brain mapping. Our team brings together deep domain expertise in neuroscience, physics, engineering, software development, and data science and is enabling radically new approaches to understanding the brain in health and disease. Inscopix’s neurotechnologies and the knowledge that they foster will transform human existence, from alleviating the suffering caused by debilitating brain disorders, to the development of advanced artificial intelligence, to a more profound understanding of what makes us the dominant species on Planet Earth. nVista and nVoke, our flagship products, are in use today at over 300 research institutions across the world, and have resulted in over 50 top-tier scientific publications on learning, memory, cognition, and on the brain circuits implicated in diseases such as Parkinson’s. Our instrumentation products are accompanied with sophisticated data analysis software as part of end-to-end solutions for generating and a...nalyzing brain activity data. Inscopix has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and by Deloitte as one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies.
Inscopix is an equal employment opportunity employer.