Postdoc

Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
September 06 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Dr. Yao-Ying Ma's group in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Indiana University School of Medicine is accepting applications for motivated postdoctoral researchers. Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience / Neurobiology /Pharmacology/ Behavioral Neuroscience / Biophysics or other related fields are highly encouraged to apply. Experience in rodent brain surgeries,  behavioral training,  in vivo single unit or in vitro patch clamp electrophysiological recordings, is preferred.

Research in Dr. Ma's group is supported by NIH and Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, etc. There are 3 major directions actively pursued, e.g., (1) synaptic adaptations induced by prenatal alcohol exposure; (2) neurosubstrates mediating long-term persistence of cocaine craving; (3) neural adaptations involved in psychiatric symptoms of Huntington’s disease. The Ma lab utilizes molecular, biochemical, anatomical, electrophysiological, optogenetic, chemogenetics and behavioral approaches to elucidate neuroadaptations in diverse neuropsychiatric disorders. See more about the lab by click here ( web link: https://www.yaoyingmalab.org/).

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research goals, and names and contact information for three references.

To learn more or apply visit: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5974

Indiana University School of Medicine is devoted to serving underrepresented and marginalized populations. IUSM provides a climate of inclusiveness and civility. IU prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University is also a provider of ADA services.

Experience in in vivo single unit or in vitro patch clamp electrophysiological recordings, rodent brain surgeries, or behavioral manipulations is preferred. Experience in in vivo single unit or in vitro patch clamp electrophysiological recordings, rodent brain surgeries, or behavioral manipulations is preferred.