Post-Doctoral Fellow: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to investigate neural circuits involved in motivation of goal-directed behavior in rodents, using research techniques including pharmacology, optogenetics, chemogenetics, in vivo electrophysiology, and calcium-imaging. The position is located within the Neurocircuitry of Motivation Section of the Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch (BNRB) within the Intramural Research Program (IRP) located in Baltimore, Maryland.
The ideal candidate will have strong expertise in neuroscience, particularly electrophysiological, molecular, or computational biology, and lots of energy and curiosity. The lab provides an opportunity to establish collaborations and interactions between pre-, post-doctoral fellows, neuroscientists, behavioral pharmacologists, and drug abuse experts.
The position is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. Applicants must hold Ph.D. degree. Interested candidates must submit a CV and a one-page summary of research interests, as well as the names and contact information (work/email addresses, phone) of three references to: Dr. Satoshi Ikemoto, Senior Investigator.
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