The laboratory of Dr. Lintao Qu at Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine seeks an entry-level postdoctoral fellow with strong enthusiasm and interest in pain research. This position will start immediately.
Our lab is interested in studying the peripheral immune and neural mechanisms of arthritis pain using a combination of approaches including immunostaining, mouse behavior, in vivo and in vitro DRG electrophysiology and calcium imaging, molecular biology and transgenic mice. We are part of a diverse and highly collaborative community of pain biologists using cutting-edge methods in basic and translational pain research.
Candidates should hold a PhD in neuroscience within 2 years and have solid background in pain research. Experience with molecular biology, In situ hybridization and/or pain behavioral measurement is desirable. Experience with in vivo virus transfection and bone biology is highly encouraged. Candidate should have strong research motivation, ability to work independently, and excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Salary is the NIH scale.
Interested candidates should submit by email a single PDF containing a CV, a personal statement describing research interests and goals, and contact information for three references to:
Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.