Position Summary: A number of postdoctoral or more senior research positions in neural circuits are available in the laboratory of Sebastian Seung at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. The researchers will apply cutting-edge neuroanatomical techniques for observing brain structure, including serial electron microscopy, whole-brain light microscopy, viral labeling, and immunolabeling. The researchers will be members of a multidisciplinary team. Through collaborations with physiology labs, anatomical studies will be combined with optogenetics and/or two-photon microscopy. Computational lab members will assist with image analysis, enabling a "big data" approach to neuroanatomy. Application domains may include retina, olfactory cortex, and neocortex. These full-time positions have an initial appointment of one year and possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding availability. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.See http://bit.ly/EyeWireNature for an example of a recent publication relating structure and function of neural circuits.Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.princeton.edu (requisition No. 1600160) and include a CV, cover letter or statement of research interests. Also include the names and contact information for at least 2 references.
Essential Qualifications: Ph.D. in Neuroscience or other closely related field
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