Department: SOMC Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience
Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Job Summary:
Post-doctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Ana Pocivavsek to investigate the interplay between tryptophan metabolism via the kynurenine pathway, sleep and cognition in rodents. Experimental work will encompass mainly biochemistry (in vivo microdialysis and HPLC), pharmacology, and behavioral neuroscience (learning and memory in rodents, EEG/EMG sleep recordings).
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Earned PhD by employment start date in a biomedical science such as neuroscience, exercise science, pharmacology, biochemistry, health sciences or physiology. Requires research experience working in vivo with rats or mice, including stereotaxic surgeries.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 64202
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