Open Postdoc Opportunities

Employer
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Location
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
August 29 2019
Ref
W-019116
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

The Department of Pharmacology is seeking outstanding recent graduates for open postdoctoral positions with experience in cellular electrophysiology in the following research areas; (1) The mechanisms of epileptic encephalopathy with SUDEP linked to human variants in ion channel genes in Dr. Lori Isom’s lab; (2) The role of ion channels and fuel metabolism in the production of oscillations in intracellular calcium and insulin secretion from pancreatic islets and diabetes; and Modulation of excitatory synaptic transmission by mechanical trauma in cultured cortical neurons in Dr. Les Satin’s lab;  (3) Studies of the neurobiology of drug addiction and obesity in Dr. Carrie Ferrario’s lab, details here: https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/ferrariolab/job-postings; (4) There are also opportunities for postdocs with a variety of expertise to work with faculty on the NIDA-funded Biology of Drug Abuse Training grant, PI, Dr. John Traynor:  https://sites.google.com/umich.edu/bda/home.  Candidates should be highly motivated with a Ph.D., or M.D. degree in a relevant discipline, experience in patch clamping, intracellular recording, cell culture, intravenous drug self-administration, and immunohistochemistry and/or western blotting.  Publication record in the English language, peer-reviewed journals and strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.  Please send application materials: cover letter (including a statement of past accomplishments and research interests), CV and contact information for 3 references electronically to: Ingrid Shriner-Ward,  ingridw@umich.edu.

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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