Research Associate - Dong Lab

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA
Job Type: FullTime

Research Associate - Dong Lab
Neuroscience - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (21001872)

Applications are invited for a research associate position studying cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying developmental plasticity to work in the research group of Dr. Yan Dong. Successful candidates have as minimal requirement a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or Bioengineering, at least 5 years of post-doctoral research experience in slice patch-clamp electrophysiological recording from rodents, Python-based platform in analyzing neuronal ensemble activities, in vivo optogenetics and electrophysiology. Additional preferred qualifications include expertise in viral vector design and cloning, and extensive training in rodent models of motivated behaviors. Additional information about the department can be found at .

To apply, candidates should submit PDF documents of the following to Talent Center ( ): (a) a cover letter, including a brief statement of research goals, (b), a curriculum vitae, and (c) the names of three references to and specify Research Associate position in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed beginning March 29, 2021 and are invited until the position is filled. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment.  Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

 The cover letter must include a brief statement of research goals. The names of three references should be sent to and specify Research Associate position in the subject line. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets 
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Campus: Pittsburgh
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
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