Postdoctoral Fellow in Pain Neurobiology

Baltimore, Maryland (US)
$50000 to $60000 plus benefit
August 24 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Dr. Man-Kyo Chung’s lab at the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences, the University of Maryland at Baltimore is looking for a postdoctoral fellow for carrying out a NIH-funded study on neurobiological mechanisms of pain. Chung lab investigates peripheral and central mechanisms of craniofacial inflammatory and neuropathic pain using multidisciplinary approaches in mouse models. The applicant will be trained in a collaborative environment of a strong pain research group in the campus.

The candidate is expected to be highly motivated and to have a record of publications in the area of neuroscience and pain. Expertise in mouse pain models, rodent surgery, stereotaxic injection, behavioral assays, and histological assays is required. The candidate needs to have a strong ability in verbal and written scientific communication. Skills and experiences in electrophysiology, histological assays, fluorescence imaging, neural circuit manipulations, working with genetically modified mice, are molecular biology are considered with high priority. 

The postdoc candidate will be offered a competitive salary and fringe benefits as per University of Maryland policy and NIH guidelines.

Interested candidates should submit a statement of research experience and interests with a CV including contact information for three references to Dr. Man-Kyo Chung (

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