Postdoctoral Associate - Neuroscience/Electrophysiology

Location
Massachusetts
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
April 14 2017
Ref
Melikian Sci2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute

Seeking an accomplished and motivated Ph.D. electrophysiologist to study the impact of presynaptic dopamine transporter regulation on dopaminergic neurotransmission.  This is an exciting opportunity to integrate state-of-art optogenetic, chemogenetic and transgenic mouse approaches to link molecular mechanisms to synaptic physiology. Candidates will have a strong track record of productivity from their doctoral research, with excellent verbal and written skills, with expertise in ex vivo brain slice electrophysiological approaches. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references via e-mail to: 

Haley E. Melikian, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute

UMASS Medical School

Haley.melikian@umassmed.edu