Post Doc Res Assoc, Keefe/Wilcox Laboratories (21478B)

Employer
University of Utah
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salary
NIH Payscale
Posted
July 30 2019
Ref
PRN21478B
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Post Doc Res Assoc, Keefe/Wilcox Laboratories (21478B)

The Keefe and Wilcox laboratories at the University of Utah are seeking a highly motivated and energetic postdoctoral fellow to use patch-clamp electrophysiology and 2-photon imaging of iGluSnFR astrocyte mediated glutamate clearance.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN21478B          00276 - Pharmacology and Toxicology

COMPENSATION: NIH Payscale

WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, Days.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This research will examine the role of astrocyte regulation of excitatory neurotransmission in two disease models: 1) the development of habitual control over drug seeking, and 2) a novel infection model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and will follow NIH guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in neuroscience, bioengineering, pharmacology, or a closely related field. Experience with electrophysiology, 2-photon imaging, MATLAB, and animal models of drug addiction and/or neurological diseases is preferred.

Applicant must have excellent communication skills and work well in a team setting.

TO APPLY, VISIT:

http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/96017

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.