Postdoctoral Position at UC Irvine Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

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  • Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences - Center for the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory


    Open date: April 13th, 2018

    Next review date: June 30th, 2018
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: August 31st, 2018
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    A research position is available immediately to study neural dynamics of memory formation and retrieval using optical calcium imaging. The project seeks to understand the neural basis of continuous learning with minimized interference. Candidate must have a recent Ph.D. in a neuroscience related field, demonstratable quantitative and programming skills (e.g., Matlab), and experience in computational and/or experimental systems neuroscience. Funding is for 2 years with possibility of renewal depending on performance and funding. Please send CV, statement of interest, and the names and contact information of 3 references familiar with your academic and research skills to the following online recruitment URL:

    Please cc. Prof. Bruce McNaughton ([email protected]) on any correspondence on this recruitment. Do not send letters of recommendation. Please use the subject line "Postdoc in Learning and Memory).

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA


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    Posted: 6/13/2018
    Application Due: 8/12/2018
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