Postdoctoral Associate

Location
Houston, Texas
Posted
November 19 2021
Ref
8522
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc
Job Purpose

A postdoctoral associate position is available in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. The group studies the novel mechanisms underlying chronic pain, chronic pain-induced mood disorders, and opioid analgesic tolerance at molecular, cellular, and synaptic network levels, using a multidisciplinary approach that includes Patch-seq, mice genetics, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, electrophysiology, virus-mediated gene transfer, imaging, and behavior analyses. For more information about the group, please visit: https://www.bcm.edu/people-search/lingyong-li-25361 .

Job Duties

  • Work on a project involving synaptic structural and functional plasticity mechanisms underlying chronic pain and chronic pain-induced mood disorders.
  • Develop and execute original research and possess a high motivation to drive and conduct research.


Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience is required.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate a solid publication record and evidence of excellent skills/experience in one or more of the following areas: mouse behavior, small animal surgery, electrophysiology, imaging, biochemistry.
  • Strong background of neuroscience and/or electrophysiology.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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