Two NIH funded research associate, postdoctoral, positions are available in Dr. Galit Pelled's Laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (IQ) at Michigan State University.
Research will focus on:
- Identifying fundamental sensorimotor circuits in octopus
- Developing innovative genetic and molecular-based neuromodulation technologies.
- Studying post-injury plasticity mechanisms in animal models of traumatic brain injury, peripheral nerve injury, spinal cord injury and epilepsy.
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct experiments, collect and analyze data, give research presentations, write scholarly papers, provide progress reports, and mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the lab.
This position is a 12 month fixed term appointment. Renewal of position is based on funding and performance.
Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Doctorate -Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, or
-Applicant must have a PhD or equivalent degree
-A strong background in neuroscience and/or biomedical engineering with expertise in electrophysiology, optical imaging, preclinical MRI, and behavior is required.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills as demonstrated by prior presentations/publications are required.
Required Application Materials
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references.
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