Inscopix, a discovery phase neurotechnology company, is seeking a talented research scientist with a strong background in chronic electrophysiology and/or imaging in behaving rodent models 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 Neurobiology or a related field
Experience working with rodent models, including animal handling and running of behavioral assays
Experience with chronic, in-vivo electrophysiology (e.g., EEG, ECoG, LFP, single- / multi-units), imaging and/or optogenetics in behaving rodents
Excellent surgical skills, including stereotaxic injections and/or implantations
Experience with viral and transgenic technology
Creative problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Desire to work with amicable, energetic, interdisciplinary teams
At least two years of post-degree research experience in academia or industry
Experience in translational and/or drug discovery research, including with neuropsychiatric disease models (e.g., autism, schizophrenia) and the assessment of therapeutic compounds or interventions
Experience conducting social behavioral assays
Experience working with both mice and rats
Familiarity with nVista and/or nVoke technology
Proficiency with post-mortem immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy
MATLAB or Python programming and data analysis expertise
Experience developing lab standard operating procedures and protocols
Strong publication record
Internal Number: 081319NRS
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 350 research institutions across the world, and have resulted in over 65 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.