Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  957


A postdoctoral position is available through Baylor College of Medicine at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI), Houston, Texas, USA. Combining behavioral, neurophysiological, pharmacological, and immunohistochemical approaches, our research focuses on the cognition, motor function, and related neural network activities in transgenic mouse models of developmental neurological diseases (see Hao et al, Nature, 2015; Lu et al., Neuron, 2016; Pohodich et al., eLIFE, 2018).

Job Purpose

This NIH-founded position will conduct the preclinical studies in the transgenic mouse models of Rett syndrome and CDKL5 disorder. Deep brain stimulation and other techniques are employed to characterize the benefits on memory and motor deficits. Multidisciplinary approaches are used to dissect the underlying mechanisms.

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Job Responsibilities

Successful candidate will be expected to work independently to develop and execute original research, and possess a strong passion to drive and conduct research. The Postdoctoral Associate will have the ability to work and support interdisciplinary researches in small lab groups as well as to work collaboratively across labs. S/he will be able to interact with leading experts in electrophysiology, mouse behavior, genetics, and benefit from exceptional core facilities and a very collaborative environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in neuroscience
  • Demonstrate a solid publication record and evidence of excellent skills/experience in invivo and/or in vitro electrophysiology.  





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