Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist in Neuroscience/Cancer

University of Alabama Birmingham
Up to $70,000 + benifits
November 01 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral fellow or advanced researcher positions are now available at the University of Alabama Birmingham Medical Center within the basic, translational, and preclinical research laboratory to study brain circuitry function and its role in various paradigms of human disease. Projects include understanding the integration of fast and slow neurotransmission pertaining to neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases including mental illness, drug addiction, gut-brain comorbidity, chemobrain, and neuronal injury. Multidisciplinary techniques include in vivo photometric and single unit slice recording, optogenetics, single cell multi-omics, pharmacology, histology, intracellular signal transduction analysis. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of biochemists, behaviorists, physiologists, and neuropathologists within the setting of a strong cores providing capabilities in neurophysiology, imaging, behavioral,  bioinformatic, and other advanced approaches. The position is part of well-funded research program and will provide the opportunity to produce high impact publications and establish a record of grant award funding. The candidate will be mentored in career development toward independent research and training to become a principle investigator. Enthusiastic applicants with a Ph.D. and several years of experience in neurobiology, physiology, biochemistry, molecular pharmacology, or multi-omic analyses are encouraged to apply. UAB features a large clinical and scientific community with a world-renowned faculty and has state-of-the-art research facilities. UAB is an equal opportunity employer.