Post Doctoral Associate - Neurobiology 30689

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts (US)
April 11 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Molecular Neurobiology/Synaptic Plasticity

A postdoctoral position is available to study molecular mechanisms that regulate neural circuit connectivity and performance in the model organism C. elegans. Our research utilizes a multidisciplinary approach including imaging/microscopy, optogenetics, and electrophysiology. The successful candidate will have an appreciation for the strength of model organism genetics and a strong desire to pursue studies using genetic and functional approaches.

PhD required. Candidates with prior experience in electrophysiology and/or C. elegans genetics preferred. The salary for this position is commensurate with experience as determined by NIH guidelines.

Interested candidates with a Ph.D. in neurobiology or related field should send a brief description of research background and curriculum vitae to Dr. Michael Francis, Department of Neurobiology, 715 Lazare Research Building, 364 Plantation St., UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605 USA. E-mail:

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.


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