A CHDI-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Bevan Laboratory on Northwestern University’s Chicago campus to study mouse models of Huntington’s disease. The aim of the project is to determine how repeat expansions in exon 1 of the huntington gene affect the basal ganglia’s regulation of psychomotor function. Applicants should have a PhD in the life sciences, physics, or biomedical engineering, as well as research experience in neuroscience. Applications are particularly encouraged from scientists with published expertise in electrophysiology, modern circuit interrogation approaches, and/or mouse behavior. Extensive training and mentorship will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience and the start date is negotiable. The position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by December 10.
Please submit a cover letter describing your career path and future goals, an NIH biosketch or CV, and contact information for 2-3 references. Informal inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Mark Bevan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Applicants are particularly encouraged from scientists with published expertise in electrophysiology, modern circuit interrogation approaches, and/or mouse behavior.
Internal Number: Job ID 37658
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