Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID:

PDS003064

Department:

Alcohol Studies Center - 428801

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on Experience

Full-time/Part-time:

Full Time

FTE:

1.0

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:

04/28/2021

Posting Close Date:

05/05/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will investigate the impact of pain and/or alcohol on brain circuits. This position is available in the lab of Dr. Thomas Kash at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Research projects in the Kash lab use an integrative approach that combines behavioral testing, pharmacology, circuit-based approaches, slice electrophysiology, and anatomical techniques. The ideal candidate will have strong letters of support and experience in one or more of the above listed techniques. The successful candidate will be mentored toward research independence. Individuals holding or near completion (within six months) of a Ph.D. or equivalent degree are eligible. The applicant will work in a highly collaborative environment at the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies and receive an NIH-level stipend.

Educational Requirements:

Ph.D. in neuroscience, pharmacology, or related field.

Qualifications and Experience:

Prior experience with use an integrative approach that combines behavioral testing, pharmacology, circuit-based approaches, slice electrophysiology, and anatomical techniques. The ideal candidate will have strong letters of support and experience in one or more of the above listed techniques.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

N/A

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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