JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Postdoctoral Fellowship at Emory University: In vivo electrophysiology of memory Applications are invited for an NIH-funded postdoctoral position to study amygdala-hippocampus interactions in memory. The project utilizes in vivo electrophysiology, neural stimulation (electrical and optogenetic), and intracranial drug infusions in rats to ask how activation of the amygdala can prioritize memory consolidation in the hippocampus. Interested should address information to Dr. Joseph Manns Please include a CV and cover letter that briefly describes your research experience and future research interests. More information can be found on the laboratorys website (psychology.emory.edu/labs/manns).
Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.-The ideal applicant will have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related discipline and will have relevant research experience in at least one of the above techniques as evidenced by publications. Proficiency in neural data analysis is also a plus. In addition to possessing technical skills, the successful applicant will engage intellectually with advancing the project. Salary will be based on NIH pay scales.-72208BR