Postdoctoral Position: Wayne Sate Univeristy

Organization: Wayne State University
Department of Biological Studies
The Kenney Lab
Date Posted: 3/23/2022
City: Detroit 
State: Michigan
Primary Category: Research
Type of Position: Postdoctoral Position

Description & Details:

Research in the Kenney Lab focuses on understanding the neural and molecular basis of individual differences in behavior. Using zebrafish as a model, we map behaviorally related whole-brain neural activity by combining computational behavioral assessment with tissue clearing, light-sheet microscopy, and our recently published adult zebrafish brain atlas (azba.wayne.edu). The molecular basis of individual differences are probed using pharmacology and molecular genetics. This position has the possibility to transition to a research scientist/associate position.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in neuroscience, molecular biology, cell/developmental biology, pharmacology, or related fields.
  • Experience in molecular genetics and cloning required.
  • Experience with generating genetically modified zebrafish preferred, but not required.
  • Experience (or desire) to learn coding in R or Python preferred, but not required.
  • Self-motivated and able to independently execute and troubleshoot research projects.
  • Collegial and works well with others.

To Apply:

Send a brief email describing your background, research interests, and career goals. Please include a current CV that includes contact information for three references to Dr. Justin Kenney at jkenney9@wayne.edu.

 
 

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