Postdoc Research Associate (Dickerson lab)

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 15 Nov 2019

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Postdoc Research Associate (Dickerson lab)  
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Postdoc Research Associate (Dickerson lab)  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:
The Dickerson lab at UNC Chapel Hill invites applications for a postdoctoral research position focusing on flight control in the fruit fly, Drosophila. The successful candidate will employ epifluorescent calcium imaging combined with muscle electrophysiology to understand how behaviorally relevant mechanosensory feedback is functionally organized. The project will make use of the latest imaging tools in intact, behaving animals as well as the powerful genetic techniques available in Drosophila. For more details, please visit our website,  
Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified applicants will have experience with imaging or electrophysiology, programming (preferably Python or Matlab), and strong quantitative skills. An appreciation for integrative approaches to understanding neural circuits and behavior is strongly encouraged. No prior experience with Drosophila is necessary.Ph.D. in biology, neuroscience, or other related fields  
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