Postdoctoral Researcher

Updated: 11 days ago
Location: Lawrence, KANSAS
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Pharmacology & Toxicology

Position Overview

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Jai Subramanian ( ) in the School of Pharmacy ( ) at the University of Kansas.  The successful candidate will use state of the art multi-color, multi-photon imaging to study the in vivo synaptic dynamics associated with memory loss in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.

The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated scientist with experience in animal surgeries.  Programming (MATLAB, Java) experience is highly desirable.

Job Description

80% - Plan, conduct experiments (mouse surgeries, multiphoton imaging, etc.) and analyze data to understand the mechanisms of synaptic dysfunction in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.

10% - Lab management responsibilities such as equipment maintenance, inventory maintenance, and assistance in animal care.

10% - Train graduate and undergraduate students in performing research.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience or closely related field.
  • NOTE

    : To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD conferred at the time of hire.  Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an interim basis not to exceed 6-months. Upon verification of degree the appointment will be extended to its full duration. This position is limited term with a typical duration of 1-5 years.  Individuals who have served for a total of 5 years or more as a postdoc fellow/researcher (at KU or any university) are not eligible.

    Contact Information to Applicants

    Jai Subramanian

    Additional Candidate Instruction

    A complete application includes an online application, cover letter, resume highlighting pertinent experience relative to the required and preferred qualifications, and contact information for three professional references.  Only complete applications will be considered.

    Application review begins January 21, 2020, and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

    Advertised Salary Range

    Commensurate with experience

    Application Review Begins


    Anticipated Start Date


    Limited Term End Date


    Work Location

    University of Kansas - Lawrence

    Employee Class

    U-Unclassified Professional Staff

    Work Schedule

    40 hours a week

    Conditions of Employment

    Contingent on Funding, Limited Term


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