Location: The State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo, New York
Classification Title: Postdoctoral Associate (RF) Department: 0482-Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pain research group seeks highly motivated personnel to engage in a multifaceted approach. Millions of people suffer from neuropathic pain and the current treatment protocols and therapies are limited in their effectiveness. Our research project, which is supported by the NIH HEAL Initiative, seeks to identify and validate novel molecular targets to treat neuropathic pain. The research project will utilize a combination of electrophysiological, biochemical, molecular and pain behavioral approaches to validate molecular targets. This is a funded position and would be expected to continue for at least 3 years depending on satisfactory performance.
Ideal candidates will be highly motivated and able to:
- 1) contribute to existing programs as well as to develop their own research program.
- 2) prepare manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals and assist in grant writing.
- 3) communicate study results in a public setting, such as conferences.
- 4) provide work coordination to technicians and guidance to graduate students as needed.
- 5) work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment, conceptualizing and prioritizing objectives and
exercising independent judgment.
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PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, Physiology, Pharmacology or related discipline.
PhD with research experience in the handling and use of animals, small rodent surgical methods and histological techniques (e.g. immunohistochemistry) are highly preferred. Experience and/or an interest in electrophysiological methods and experience in would be an advantage. Other preferred characteristics include: excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong publication record, proven ability to work effectively both independently and as a part of a cross-functional team and the ability to effectively plan and organize work activities, and prioritize task completion to meet schedules and deadlines.
Arin Bhattacharjee, PhD
The State University of New York at Buffalo Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 955 Main St., Room 3226
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