Postdoctoral Research Associate or Associate Research Scientists

Yale Medical School
West Haven, Connecticut
March 08 2018
Stephen G. Waxman, MD, PhD
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ION Channel Pharmacology / Physiology
and experienced pain researcher, Yale Medical School:  


Two positions available for Postdoctoral Research Associate or Associate Research Scientists at the Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research, Yale Medical School.

One position requires experience in molecular biology and cell biology, transgenic mouse technology, small animal surgery and animal behavior with an emphasis on pain.

The second position is for an electrophysiologist with experience in patch-clamp and pharmacological analysis of ion channels.

They will join a multidisciplinary research team investigating role of Na channels in hyperexcitability disorders including neuropathic pain (see Dib-Hajj et al, Nature Reviews Neurosci. 14: 49-62; 2013; Dib-Hajj et al. Pain 158 Suppl 1: S97-S107, 2017; Yang et al, Trends Pharmacol Sci, 2018)

M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree and publications in ion channel electrophysiology/pharmacology or animal behavior are essential. Experience with voltage- and current-clamp analysis of DRG, or immunohistochemistry and viral platforms for gene transfer are desirable. Superb opportunity to work collaboratively within a highly productive, interactive team setting. 

Send statement of interest, Curriculum Vitae and three letters of reference to:

Stephen G. Waxman, MD, PhD (
Sulayman D. Dib-Hajj, PhD (












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