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Neurovascular Postdoctoral Fellow

Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI)
Pasadena, California (US)
$54,080-$59,000 per year plus benefits
Closing date
May 27, 2022

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Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc, Postdoc Fellowship
Organization Type
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A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Neurovascular Research Program at Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI), Pasadena, California, to investigate novel GABA signaling mechanisms during brain development. The project will examine the key fundamental mechanisms of action of vascular GABA signaling components during the postnatal period and how these differentially shapes blood flow and adult behavioral paradigms. We welcome applications from highly motivated and independent-minded individuals. Candidates must have a PhD degree in biology, with expertise in Neuroscience, Vascular Biology or Electrophysiology. Candidates with a good track record of publications, and experience in whole-cell patch clamp electrophysiology, mouse genetic models, and tamoxifen administration will be given priority. Experience in small animal handling and surgery is a prerequisite. The candidate must have effective communications skills and an aptitude for mentoring students. The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of extension. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, laboratory experience, and institutional guidelines.

Huntington Medical Research Institutes is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving lives through basic and patient-focused scientific research. Our brand-new state of the art laboratory anchors the biomedical corridor on South Fair Oaks in Pasadena. This position offers outstanding scholarly and scientific opportunity in a collegial and collaborative department at HMRI, as well as other related departments at USC and Caltech.

TO APPLY: Please send application materials (CV, a brief summary of career goals and objectives) and a list of three professional references to No phone calls, please.

Anju Vasudevan, PhD
Chair/Scientific Director, Neuroscience Program
Associate Professor of Neurosciences Research
Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI)
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