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Requisition # 2610

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, June 10th, 2016
College:Carver College of Medicine


Salary:$43,692.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

Postdoc Scholar in Molecular Psychiatry

We are currently seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with prior experience in brain slice electrophysiology and molecular neuroscience to join the laboratory of Dr. John Wemmie, MD PhD, professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa.

The Wemmie Laboratory aims to investigate the role of acid-sensing ion channels in synaptic plasticity and behavior.

The successful candidate is expected to use electrophysiological, genetic, and optogenetic approaches to test the roles of ASICs in synaptic plasticity and behavior.

Education Requirement:

  • Ph.D. in neuroscience, molecular physiology, or a closely related field is required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in brain slice electrophysiology is required.

  • The candidate needs to be highly motivated, excellent in academic writing, and able to work well in a collaborative environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Documented record of publication is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with transgenic mouse models, optogenetics, and excellent communication skills are desired.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
 Number of References:  2

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Contact Information

Contact:Brandi L Carr -
8972 JPP
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