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Postdoctoral Associate

Posted by: University of Connecticut

Posted date: Jun-13-2018

Location: Storrs. CT

A NIH-funded Postdoctoral Associate position is available in the Neuroepigenetics and Addiction Laboratory at the University of Connecticut. The lab focuses on cell type-specific epigenetic mechanisms of mental disorders (particular drug addiction) using a number of approaches such as, preclinical behavioral models (drug self-administration, conditioned place preference, fear conditioning, etc.), cell type-specific viral-mediated gene transfer (gene knockdown, DREADDs), retrograde labeling (CAV2, rAAV-retro), transgenic rodents, molecular and cellular techniques, and drug discovery.

The applicant should possess a Ph.D. degree in neuroscience, molecular biology or a similar field. Solid communication, teamwork, organizational and problem-solving skills are required. Previous experience in behavioral and molecular research is preferred.  Responsibilities will include leading projects, data processing, drafting manuscript and assisting with grant applications for the lab.

To apply for this position, please email your CV, a cover letter detailing research experience, and contact information for three references to Dr. Greg Sartor (gregory.sartor AT uconn dot edu).

Job Title Postdoctoral Associate
Post Details
Email gregory.sartor(at)uconn.edu
Employer's Website http://
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Neuroscience
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Storrs. CT
Key Words epigenetics, drug addiction, neuroscience
Start Date August 2018
Deadline