The goal of the research projects is to develop strategies for restoring bladder and sexual function following chronic spinal cord injury in rodent paradigms. Studies utilize neuroanatomical, pharmacological, molecular, optogenetic and chemogenetic approaches in combination with electrophysiological nerve and muscle recordings.
The selected candidates will receive training in a highly collaborative environment and state-of-the-art facilities. Additional professional and career opportunities are available through the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and Brain Health Research Institute. These include training opportunities for teaching and grant writing support.
Candidates must have a PhD degree and research experience with contemporary techniques, preferably with emphasis in neuroscience, physiology, immunology or vascular biology. Expertise with rodent surgery, neuroanatomy, transgenic models, or physiological recordings is preferred. Suitable candidates must also have excellent organizational and communication skills, be enthusiastic about their work, and be motivated to succeed.
Applicants should send a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests and career goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to Dr. Lique Coolen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Salary Information: Salaries are competitive.
Internal Number: 988115
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