We are currently seeking a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral fellow interested in studying the basal ganglia circuits and behavior. Research in the laboratory focuses on the molecular and circuit mechanisms of action learning and selection, using a combination of behavioral, optogenetics, slice/in vivo electrophysiology and imaging techniques. The successful candidate will employ electrophysiology and/or deep-brain imaging, together with viral tracing and optogenetics to dissect the function of specific cell types of basal ganglia circuitry in freely behaving mice.
The candidate should hold a doctoral degree with a strong background in systems or cellular neuroscience.
Applicants should send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and experience, and three references to:
Xin Jin, PhD Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory Salk Institute for Biological Studies 10010 North Torrey Pines Road La Jolla, CA 92037 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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