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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Postdoctoral position available immediately in slice electrophysiology and imaging. We apply innovative mouse models and molecular pharmacology to understanding regulation of glutamate and GABA receptors for insights into signaling and therapeutic benefit.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The selected candidate will actively participate in one or more projects currently ongoing including:
Regulation of NMDAR function by novel pharmacological modulators (PMID 29476014, 25628343).
Function of GABAA receptor subpopulations in inhibition (PMID: 27114255, 25238745).
Dopamine innvervation of the hippocampus (PMID: 25164674).
The candidate will join a vibrant neuroscience community.
Supporting infrastructure includes the Taylor Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research, many core facilities, and an emerging Psychopharmacology Research Unit.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or similar degree in Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology or related discipline.
Experience in patch clamp physiology preferred but not necessary.
Candidates should be highly motivated, be able to work both independently and collaboratively and show excellent critical thinking, strong published scholarly work, and good communication skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience according to NIH guidelines.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.
Washington University School of Medicine offers an outstanding and stimulating training environment.
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