US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to investigate neural circuits involved in motivation of goal-directed behavior in rodents, using research techniques including pharmacology, optogenetics, chemogenetics, in vivo electrophysiology, and calcium-imaging. The position is located within the Neurocircuitry of Motivation Section of the Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch (BNRB) within the Intramural Research Program (IRP) located in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Candidates with strong expertise in pharmacological, electrophysiological, molecular or computational neuroscience are encouraged to apply. The lab provides an opportunity to establish collaborations and interactions between pre-, post-Doctoral fellows, neuroscientists, behavioral pharmacologists, and drug abuse experts.
The position is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. Applicants must hold an M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Interested candidates must email a CV and a summary of research interests, as well as the names and contact information (work/email addresses, phone) of three references by to:
Satoshi Ikemoto, PhD
Chief, Neurocircuitry of Motivation Section
Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch
Intramural Research Program
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
251 Bayview Blvd., Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
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