Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Neurobiology / Neurobiology
Appl Deadline:2018/12/10 (posted 2018/11/28, listed until 2018/12/10)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

An Instructor position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Tapper at the Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School. The duties of this position are 1) to design and perform experiments to delineate the neurocircuitry underlying addiction and addiction related behaviors using modern basic neuroscience approaches 2) to analyze acquired data 3) to write manuscripts based on acquired research data, and 4) to train students and post-docs in the lab.

Specifically, candidates must be proficient in rodent slice electrophysiology in order to be considered. Strong experimental skills in viral mediated gene delivery, optogenetics, and in vivo electrophysiology are also necessary for this position. Candidates should have a PhD in neuroscience or a related field and have at least 5 years post-doc experience. It is expected that candidates will also have a high level of productivity as demonstrated by multiple first and/or last author primary research publications.

To apply, please send a cover letter describing research interest, a copy of CV, and contact information of three references to Review of application will begin on November 29, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

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Further Info:
University of Massachusetts Medical School
364 Plantation St.
Lazare Research Building
Worcester, MA 01605

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