Duke University, Psychology and Neuroscience

Position ID:Duke-P&N-SRRESASSOC_YINLAB [#26550]
Position Title: Senior Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Neuroscience / Systems neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2024/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2023/11/08)
Position Description:    

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Senior Research Associate
Yin lab
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Duke University

Dr. Henry Yin’s lab at Duke University seeks a motivated, full time Senior Research Associate starting approximately February 2024. 

The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or related fields. Experience working with rodents is required, and a strong background in areas like in vitro brain slice electrophysiology, in vivo single unit electrophysiology, microscopy, or molecular biology is also highly desirable. 

Responsibilities include performing research on cortico-basal ganglia circuit mechanisms underlying learning and expression of goal-directed actions. The candidate will work with postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduates conducting research. 

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. 

This position has full benefits and salary will be competitive and based on departmental equity. The initial appointment will be for one year, with renewal based on continuation of grant support and success in the position. 

Applicants should upload a CV, cover letter and contact information for two references through Academic Jobs Online. Only applicants that have applied through Academic Jobs Online will be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you are not able to upload your application materials or if letter writers would prefer to upload their letters directly, please complete your application and email those materials to Meghann Koffi at meghann.koffi@duke.edu to be uploaded manually.

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