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Postdoctoral Position - Xia Lab

Department of Pharmacology and Physiology

Postdoctoral researcher positions funded by NSF, NIH grants and start-up are available to study the molecular and signaling mechanisms of synaptic plasticity in hippocampal, cortical and amygdala neurons, with direct relevance to experience-dependent brain functions such as learning, memory and anxiety. We use electrophysiological recordings, two-photon and confocal imaging, biochemistry, molecular biology and behavioral assays to address critical questions in synaptic plasticity field. More information on our research can be found on the Xia Lab website.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology or other related field or MD: 0-5 years of relevant experience in research environment is required)
  • Expertise in one of the following is required: cellular electrophysiology, two-photon and confocal imaging, biochemistry and molecular biology.

Applicant Instructions: Interested candidates should send the CV and names of three references to Dr. Hugh Xia, Position will remain open until filled.

University of Rochester Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans