Deadline: open until filled
Job Description: A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in the department of anatomy and neurobiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine to study the functional mechanisms of neural circuits in the mouse olfactory system. This newly funded project aims to characterize the functional organization of a unique neural circuitry in the olfactory bulb at cellular, circuit and behavioral levels with multidisciplinary approaches. Major experimental approaches in the lab include in vitro and in vivo electrophysiology, opto- and pharmaco-genetics, olfactory behavioral testing, neuroanatomy, and immunohistochemical staining.
All candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Neuroscience or a related discipline with documented experience in electrophysiology. Experience in optogenetics, pharmacogenetics or olfactory behaviors is advantageous but not necessary. Applicant must have good written and oral scientific communication skills, self-motivation, and the ability to work both independently and in a multidisciplinary team-oriented environment. This is an opportunity to participate in exciting research that will tightly coordinate in vitro and in vivo experimental approaches.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an electronic copy of your curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and a brief cover letter including the name and contact information of three references. If you have any questions, please reach out to Shaolin Liu, Ph.D., Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at firstname.lastname@example.org.