Job ID: 12518

Post-doctoral position in College Park, Maryland/USA

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 4 October 2021

Contract Length: 3 years renewable every year

City: Maryland

Country: United States

Institution: University of Maryland

Department: Biology/Brain and Behavior Institute

Description:

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Sensory Neuroscience

The Quinlan Lab (http://biology.umd.edu/elizabeth-quinlan) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to investigate the physiological and molecular mechanisms mediating the loss of synaptic plasticity in the rodent visual cortex with age, and recovery by visual deprivation (e.g. Murase et al. ELife, 2019, 2017).

The successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in neuroscience, physiology, or a related field, experience with ensemble neuronal recording methods (ephys or Ca2+ imaging) and strong quantitative skills including proficiency in MATLAB scientific computing software.

The Quinlan Lab is member of the Brain and Behavior Institute of the University of Maryland, College Park, and offers a rich postdoctoral training environment in sensory neuroscience (http://bbi.umd.edu).

The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship university of the state of Maryland, located near the heart of the DC/MD/VA research and technology corridor. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. The institution has a $1.9 billion operating budget and secures $560 million annually in external research funding (www.umd.edu).

Interested applicants, please send a cover letter, a current CV, a brief statement of current and future research interests, and the contact information of three references to Dr. Elizabeth Quinlan, equinlan@umd.edu.

 

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