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Postdoc Opening

Investigator: Dax Hoffman, Ph.D.
Affiliation:Dendtritic Signaling plasticity in the Hippocampus
Position Type:Postdoctoral Fellowship

A postdoctoral position is immediately available for studies in neurophysiology focusing on the role of voltage-gated potassium channels in regulating hippocampal circuit development and function.  The candidate will be working with a team of highly interactive electrophysiologists and molecular biologists at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institues of Health (NIH).  

Skills and Qualifications:
•    PhD and/or M.D in Neuroscience or related discipline
•    Demonstrated expertise in standard and advanced neuronal electrophysiology recordings and familiarity with rodent surgical procedures
•    Preferred skills, though not required, include experience in mouse models,  imaging and  morphological analyses, and animal behavior experiments
•    Interest in neuronal and circuit development, synaptic physiology and behavior

Successful candidates will be highly motivated, have strong work ethics and ability to work independently. Full Federal benefits including salary, leave, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent) will be provided. Salary is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae, bibliography, a statement of research interests, and three letters of reference to:

  • Dax Hoffman, Ph.D.
  • Senior Investigator
  • Porter Neuroscience Research Center
  • 35 Convent Drive 35, 3C-905
  • Bethesda, MD 20892-4995
  • Office: (301) 402-6772
  • Fax: (301) 402-4777
  • Lab : (301) 402-6772

  • The Last Update : 5/27/2016