The laboratory of Dr. Brady Atwood in the Department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a full-time post-doctoral appointee. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in psychology, psychiatry, neuroscience, or a related field and a background in performing animal behavior research. Preference will be given to candidates that have established research credentials in the area of alcohol and/or drug addiction, including nicotine, cannabinoids, opiates or psychostimulants. The laboratory is specifically recruiting for a post-doctoral associate to participate in a newly funded, multi-investigator collaborative project investigating the long-term consequences of opioid exposure. Responsibilities will include: developing a novel mouse model of opioid dependence and withdrawal and determining the behavioral, biochemical, and physiological consequences of this opioid exposure and withdrawal.
Research space will be in the new Neurosciences Building; investigators in this building have access to state-of-the-art Core Facilities. The department and the university place a high priority on creating a diverse learning environment and on supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applications are encouraged from professionals of all ethnic backgrounds.
Please email Dr. Brady Atwood at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. If interested, please email your CV and the contact information for at least 3 references.
Located in Indianapolis, Indiana University School of Medicine is the second largest medical school in the United States, with a student body that includes over 46% women and 7% ethnic minorities. Indianapolis is the 13th largest city in the United States and is a growing, diverse city with a rich cultural heritage. In addition to having active sports, cultural, arts and educational events and programs, Indianapolis is located centrally near several other major cities, including Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati and Columbus.