Post-Doc Research Associate

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Department Neuroscience Center - 428601
Posting Open Date 08/10/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS003560
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location
Hiring Range Dependent Upon Qualifications
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Neuroscience Center is an inter-departmental research center on the campus of UNC- Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Our mission is to promote various and extensive neuroscience research with a specific emphasis on developmental, cellular, and disease-related processes. 
Position Summary
Postdoctoral Positions in Mechanisms Underlying Neural Circuit Development and Neurodevelopmental Disorders-Neuroscience Center, UNC, Chapel Hill  
Anton lab in the Neuroscience Center at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine ( ) is seeking highly motivated post-doctoral fellows interested in investigating the molecular and cellular mechanisms of cerebral cortical circuit development and neurodevelopmental disorders (see Developmental Cell 2020, ; Neuron, 2022, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2022.01.034 ). Opportunities are available to investigate the molecular mechanisms of neural circuit development and function in mammalian brain and in neurodevelopmental disorders using advanced multi-modal methods, including, but not limited, to circuit mapping, chemogenetic and optogenetic manipulation of signaling pathways, CRISPR-Cas9 based genome editing, single cell transcriptomics, brain organoids, and human cortical connectomics. Anton lab provides exceptionally supportive environment designed to facilitate career growth and path to independence. Ambitious, driven candidates with a recent PhD (and/or MD) in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, or related field with a solid thesis publication record are encouraged to apply. 
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD (and/or MD) or similar degree in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, or related field. 
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
PhD (and/or MD) or similar degree in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, or related field. 
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
 | The successful candidate will have knowledge in neuroscience with expertise in advanced cell biological, biochemical and molecular techniques and a solid thesis publication record.
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