Research Associate in Neuroscience

Michigan State University College Of Natural Science

United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

 

Job no: 620131


Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff


Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science


Department: Physiology Natural Science 10032668


Salary: 48671.00-60000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience


Location: East Lansing


Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

 

Position Summary

The main research goal, aided by multiple transgenic mouse models, is to study molecular and cellular mechanisms underpinning adaptive brain function and pathophysiology associated with psychiatric disorders. Candidates with a doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience in the field of neuroscience are encouraged to apply. This position requires skills in experimental design, data analysis, trouble-shooting and problem-solving, and effective oral and written communication. Previous trainings and skills in slice or in vivo electrophysiology and imaging, animal behavior, genetic and optogenetic approaches, and molecular/cellular biology are preferred. This position offers opportunity to identify key regulators of neuronal plasticity and homeostasis as well as therapeutic targets/strategy for the treatment of Fragile X syndrome and Bipolar disorder. The salary range is $60-70K, depending on experience and qualification.


To apply, send a cover letter summarizing your qualification, research interests/accomplishments and skills, plus CV and contact information of 3 references.

 

Required Degree

Doctorate - molecular and cellular mechanisms


Minimum Requirements

Doctoral degree


Desired Qualifications

Doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience in the field of neuroscience


Required Application Materials

To apply, send a cover letter summarizing your qualification, research interests/accomplishments and skills, plus CV and contact information of 3 references.

 

Special Instructions

To apply, send a cover letter summarizing your qualification, research interests/accomplishments and skills, plus CV and contact information of 3 references to Hongbing Wang (wangho@msu.edu).


Review of Applications Begins On

11/28/2019


Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; 


Website

https://physiology.natsci.msu.edu


MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


Advertised: Nov 14, 2019 Eastern Standard Time


Applications close: Nov 13, 2021 Eastern Standard Time


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