Two Postdoctoral positions // Washington University in St Louis, MO USA

Profile : The ideal candidates will hold a PhD or equivalent, preferably awarded no earlier than 2016, be versed in the fields of astroglial biology, neuromodulation and synaptic physiology and/or will have experience using at least one of the following techniques routinely employed in our lab: analytical chemistry (chiral derivatization, HPLC); slice electrophysiology (patch-clamp, extracellular recordings); in vitro fluorescence calcium imaging and optogenetics; in vivo micro-dialysis, optogenetics and pharmacogenetics in behaving mice; mouse behavior; rodent surgery; and molecular genetics. Additional techniques readily available include (and are not limited to) in vivo two-photon microscopy in anaesthetized mice, STORM microscopy, SIM microscopy, light-sheet microscopy, transmission and scanning electron microscopy, Cryo-EM, X-ray nano-tomography (all available at Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging, tenderly referred to as the ‘WUCCI’), CRISPR-cas9 and other genetic approaches (available at Washington University Mouse Genetic Core).

The lab :

Application : Contact Dr. Thomas Papouin directly, at Please attach a resume/CV/Biosketch with list of publications and awards, if applicable. Include the contact information for two references. Positions start-date: summer 2019, but flexible. Applications will be considered until positions are filled.