The Jaeger lab at Emory University https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/jaegerlab/ is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow to carry out a dynamic clamp project on motor thalamic neurons. The project aims to elucidate how thalamic neurons integrate basal ganglia and cortical synaptic input in normal and Parkinsonian conditions. A parallel modeling project will closely interact with these dynamic clamp studies. This position is funded through the Emory Udall Center (http://www.udall.emory.edu/), and involves a close collaboration with the Emory Udall group. Emory University provides a vibrant and supportive environment for postdoctoral training including grant writing workshops and teaching opportunities, as well as strong training in movement disorders. The Atlanta location allows for affordable living conditions in a cosmopolitan setting with a world class airport. Pay is according to the posted NIH NRSA schedule https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-19-036.html. If interested & qualified, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The project requires a strong background in Matlab programming and expertise in the biophysics of neurons. C-programming skills and the knowledge of the RTXI software (http://rtxi.org/) will also be needed.
Additional Salary Information: Pay level increases with previous postdoctoral experience in brain slice physiology
Internal Number: Udall Slice PD
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