Postdoctoral Fellow

Location
Alabama
Salary
Commensurate with NIH Standards
Posted
March 23 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

A postdoctoral fellow position, supported by multi-year NIH grants, is available in the Department of Physiology & Cell Biology at the University of South Alabama, College of Medicine.  The laboratory (http://www.usahealthsystem.com/zhalab) investigates neuronal signaling in neuronal injury and behavioral outcome, including anxiety and depression. The current research emphasis is on the contribution from acid-sensitive GPCRs and acid-sensing ion channels to these processes.

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with a background/interest in neuroscience or a related field.  The applicant should have a recent PhD with a research focus on neuroscience, molecular and cell biology, channel physiology or GPCR signaling.  Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a team are expected.  Previous experience with cell and neuron culture, immunohistochemistry, rodent stroke models, rodent behavioral analysis, confocal imaging, molecular biology and protein analysis preferred.  Interested applicants should submit a CV along with three references to Dr. Xiangming Zha (zhalab@southalabama.edu).

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