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Requisition # 2980

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
College:Carver College of Medicine


Salary:$47,484.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

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

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in a newly established laboratory of Catherine Marcinkiewcz, Ph.D., in the Department of Pharmacology. A highly motivated postdoctoral scholar will work on NIH-funded research projects to study the neurobiology of serotonin systems in stress, cognition and motivated behavior relating to psychiatric disorders. To accomplish this, a combination of cutting-edge tools will be employed, including in vivo Cre-loxP technology, optogenetics and chemogenetics, in vivo calcium imaging, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Energetic and self-motivated individuals with a strong background in systems neuroscience and/or neuropharmacology are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirement:


Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have a track record of productivity and good writing and communication skills.

Preference will be given to those who have expertise in neuroanatomy, small animal surgery, electrophysiology and behavioral pharmacology.

Desirable Qualifications:

Prior working experience with animal models is highly desirable.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Catherine A Marcinkiewcz -
Bowen Science Building
51 Newton Road
2-430 BSB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-6944
Department URL:

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