Postdoctoral Scholar - Ostlund Laboratory - Anesthesiology

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University of California Irvine

Postdoctoral Scholar - Ostlund Laboratory - Anesthesiology

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, University of California Irvine Health System, anticipates openings for Postdoctoral Scholar position(s) in the Ostlund Lab. Candidate should have PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, or related field with experience in Behavioral Neuroscience. Our research focuses on basic mechanisms of motivated behavior and decision making and how they become dysregulated in addiction and other behavioral disorders. We integrate sophisticated rodent behavioral assays with a range of neuroscience techniques such as opto- and chemo-genetics, and fast-scan cyclic voltammetry.

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  • PhD in relevant field
  • Evidence of research productivity
  • Experience in rodent behavioral analysis

    Interested candidates will need to create an applicant profile and upload required documents:
  • Current CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
  • 3-5 References (contact information only)

    TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI's RECRUIT located at:

    Direct questions to:
    Sean Ostlund, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care
    Irvine Center for Addiction Neuroscience
    University of California, Irvine
    email: [email protected]

    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.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/22/2021
    Application Due: 2/22/2033
    Work Type: Full Time