A postdoctoral research position is available for a motivated, ambitious, and talented scientist interested in learning and studying cellular neurophysiology, synaptic function, and synaptic plasticity of brainstem circuits in the context of feeding, metabolic regulation, and disease. Learn/contribute to studies in rodents using multidisciplinary approaches, including cellular electrophysiology, cellular imaging, optogenetic/chemogenetic brain circuit modulation, molecular biology, immunochemistry, cell biology, and behavioral/physiological analyses.
Preference will be given to applicants who recently received their PhD degree or graduated within 3 years and/or have demonstrable experience with patch-clamp recordings in brain slices. Must enjoy working in a friendly and cooperative lab environment and appreciate collaborative and supportive scientific interactions. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Equal opportunity employer.