Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Missouri School of Medicine
Columbia, Missouri (US)
Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments.
April 23 2019
Position Type
Full Time
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Postdoctoral positions in the field of neural control of autonomic function are available at the School of Medicine University of Missouri. The successful individuals will be involved in studying synaptic transmission, neuronal plasticity, and/or ion channel function in brain regions, as well as the involvement of glia and neuron interactions. Individuals will have the opportunity to utilize a wide range of approaches including in vivo and in vitro electrophysiology, opto- and chemo-genetics and immunohistochemistry, RT-PCR, immunoblots and microinjection. Selected individuals will join a highly productive and interactive group of NIH-funded investigators to study neural control of the autonomic functions especially the cardiovascular system. Applicants may send the curriculum vitae, via email to Dr. De-Pei Li at

Qualifications: PhD in basic or health science or MD some relevant experience in a research environment

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Neurosciences or related field or MD A strong background in animal physiology, molecular pharmacology and knowledge of brain circuitry relative to the autonomic nervous system Additional expertise in molecular/cellular biology is a plus.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. De-Pei Li, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65203 or through E-mail:  Applicant Instructions: Qualified candidates may submit a resume along with a cover letter and contact information for three references at (job number 27836)