Job Description: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 4/27/10 JB Preferred Qualifications Postdoctoral Fellow position:
A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Pharmacology to study the role of G-protein-coupled receptors on astrocytes in the central nervous system . Applicants should hold a doctoral-level degree with experience in cell biology and mammalian cell culture techniques. A background in neuroscience is preferred.
This position will require: use of molecular biology techniques, electrophysiological techniques, including but not limited to PCR, mutagenesis, immunostaining, cell culture, and patch clamp recording.
Please send a brief statement describing past and current research interests and career objectives, CV including your contact information and publications, and contact information (e-mail and phone #) for 3 references to Dr. Stephen Traynelis at firstname.lastname@example.org
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