Research Associate/Postdoctoral position – Chicago – USA


A research position (open rank) is available immediately to join the laboratory of Dr. D. James Surmeier and an interdisciplinary, well-funded group to pursue the brain circuitry underlying Parkinson’s disease.

The Surmeier lab is using a variety of approaches to conduct high impact work in this area.
The Surmeier lab is located on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University (USA), which is situated in a vibrant international community near Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago.


Applicants should have expertise with electrophysiological approaches in ex vivo brain preparations. There will be an opportunity to train in complementary methods, including optogenetics, chemogenetics, and two-photon imaging.

How to apply?

Please send a curriculum vitae and contact information for two or more references to Dr. D. James Surmeier, Ph.D. at