Postdoctoral research and predoctoral technical positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Bevan, Department of Physiology, Northwestern University. The laboratory studies the neural mechanisms underlying basal ganglia-related psychomotor disorders like Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. The laboratory uses a wide range of advanced electrophysiological, optical, genetic, and behavioral interrogation approaches in mouse psychomotor disorder models. Postdoctoral applicants should have a PhD in the life sciences, physics, or biomedical engineering, as well as research experience in neuroscience. An undergraduate degree in one of the same disciplines is sufficient for the research technician positions. Applications are particularly encouraged from highly motivated scientists with expertise in electrophysiology, modern circuit interrogation approaches, and/or mouse behavior. However, extensive training and mentorship will be provided. The laboratory has a strong record of impactful publications and career advancement of its trainees. Salary is commensurate with experience and the start date is negotiable. The positions will remain open until filled but early applications are encouraged. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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