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Postdoctoral Fellow

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL 60064
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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Location: North Chicago, IL, US

Position Summary

Postdoctoral research position to conduct extramurally funded neuroscience research related to Alzheimers disease, TBI, drug screening, synaptic transmission, and neuronal signaling.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities are to conduct electrophysiological and multiphoton imaging experiments in brain slice and in vivo preparations in rodents, and in iPSCs from human samples and other cultured cell models. Proficiency in whole cell patch clamp recording techniques, genetically encoded fluorescent indicators, acute brain slice preparation, and manuscript writing a must.

Additional duties include:
  • Rodent surgical procedures stereotaxic brain surgery, transcardial perfusions, and tissue collection.
  • Data analysis, manuscript/grant preparation and writing associated with project.
  • Mentor/teach techniques to qualified students and technicians.
  • May be asked to participate in several ongoing projects.

Required Education & Experience
  • Ph.D in Neuroscience or related field
  • Strong publication record
  • Demonstrated expertise in electrophysiology
  • Must achieve satisfactory results from a background check

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Demonstrated expertise in brain slice preparations/patch clamp electrophysiology, in vivo and in vitro rodent recordings, optical imaging experience.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with live cell fluorescence imaging/optical imaging tools, stem cell biology/iPSCS/iN, molecular biology tools, and in vivo recordings strongly preferred.

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions

Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.


Posted: 2020-09-21 Expires: 2020-10-23

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