Professional Specialist

Princeton, NJ
May 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

A Professional Specialist is sought for studies of cell and network physiology in the animal neuroscience laboratory of Sam Wang at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. The specialist will design equipment and perform experiments in systems neuroscience, with the scientific goal of performing optical investigations into the function of the cerebellum in animal models. The successful candidate will also provide technical expertise to other lab members, including the training of physiological methods and mentoring of scientific thinking and data analysis. This work requires a person at approximately faculty-level experience and publications. The initial term of this appointment is one year, with renewal contingent upon performance and funding. Essential Qualifications: PhD must be in a physical science, neuroscience, or related discipline. Five plus years of relevant post-PhD experience required. Experience in brain slices Experience in patch clamp electrophysiology, in vivo multiphoton optical imaging, and quantitative calibration of neural signals and fluorescence imaging. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with cerebellum Interested applicants must apply at and include a cover letter stating background and professional interests, a CV including all publications, and contact information for two or more referees. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 2017 or thereafter. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.