Postdoctoral position at National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH) USA

Job title: Postdoctoral position
Employer: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Description: A postdoctoral position is available in Lee lab (Unit on Functional Neural Circuits).  We use a combination of genetic manipulations, electrophysiology and imaging, and quantitative analysis of behavior to study the synaptic and circuit basis of how external stimuli are represented in the brain, integrated with internal brain states, and ultimately used to guide behavior using rodent sensorimotor system.  

Requirements: Successful candidates will have a PhD in Neuroscience or related discipline, be highly motivated, and have strong analytical and communication skills, a record of research productivity, and the ability to reason clearly and creatively about biological problems. We are particularly interested in candidates who have strong quantitative and programming skills and experience with imaging and electrophysiology.

Start date: flexible (ideally 2017 fall)


Contact: Interested candidates should send a CV and statement of interest outlining experience and research goals, along with names of three references and publications or manuscripts to

Soohyun Lee, PhD
Principal Investigator,
Unit on Functional Neural Circuits

Building 35 2E-623
35 Convent Drive
Bethesda, MD, 20892

Office) 301-402-6777