The candidate will be using brain slice electrophysiology, in vivo two-photon imaging, optogenetics/chemogenetics and behavioral tests to study the alteration of neural circuit and translational development with autism mouse models.
Applicants should have a PhD in neuroscience or a related field. Experience in electrophysiology, imaging or behavioral tests is preferred but not required.
Interested individuals please contact Dr. Shiyong Huang (email@example.com) with the following: 1) a letter briefly describing your research interests, 2) your curriculum vitae, and 3) the names and contact information of 2-3 references.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time position with start salary of 50-65K and a benefit package including health, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement benefits along with funding for professional development and conference travel expense. Paid vacation, personal and sick days will also be provided.
Internal Number: HIA2019SH3
About Hussman Institute for Autism
The Hussman Institute for Autism is an independent nonprofit research organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with autism and their families. The Program in Neuroscience is comprised of neuroscience labs led by experts with diverse research experience and academic background. The program offers excellent collaborative opportunities and state-of-the–art research environment. Conveniently located at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, members at Hussman Institute for Autism have access to the resource at the University of Maryland’s Program in Neuroscience, such as neuroscience seminars and an extended network of faculty that enriches and fosters neuroscience and autism research. Hussman Institute for Autism is an Equal Opportunity Employer.