Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Posting Number: S03178P
Department: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Regular full-time
The successful candidate will join a vibrant research group in the Center for Advanced Pain Studies at UT Dallas. The position is for an electrophysiologist who will primarily do patch clamp electrophysiology on dorsal root ganglion cells from mice and from human organ donors. Our group is very actively engaged with collecting DRG neurons from organ donors so there is ample opportunity to work on this very unique resource. We also plan to develop Human spinal cord slice electrophysiology. This will be an area of development for the group, and we intend for the successful candidate for the position to play a key role in this work. The mentors for this postdoctoral position will be Drs. Price and Dussor, but opportunities to work with other mentors in the Center for Advanced Pain Studies will be available.
Ph.D in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience with electrophysiology is required, but does not have to be extensive. We are willing to train. Experience with cell culture is also required.
A PhD in Neuroscience or Pharmacology or a related discipline.
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