Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Neuroscience
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Per NIH Minimums
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  17825


The laboratory of Dr. Mingshan Xue (https://www.bcm.edu/research/faculty-labs/mingshan-xue-lab) in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine and the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, Houston Texas is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellow position.

Job Duties

  • Studies the dysfunctions of neural circuits in novel mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Leads the project and collaborates with a team of scientists within and outside of the lab.
  • Develops his/her independent research program in the general area of neural circuits and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • While previous experience in neuroscience is desired, we are also interested in individuals with a broad range of expertise.
  • Preferred applicants should have a strong research record in one or more of the following areas: in vivo wide-field or two-photon imaging, in vivo or slice electrophysiology, optogenetics, and animal behavior.
  • Applicants with a background in physics or engineering are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter stating research experience and interest, a CV, and a list of 3 referees as a single PDF file to mxue@bcm.edu.



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