The Szablowski Lab for Noninvasive Neuroengineering at Rice University is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow in the fields of bioengineering and neuroengineering. We offer multidisciplinary training with a high degree of academic freedom in choice of high-impact projects, each of which can form a basis of an independent research program. The projects include development of Acoustically Targeted Chemogenetics (ATAC) and similar tools for noninvasive control and monitoring of neural circuits. These tools will use experience in protein engineering, directed evolution, ultrasound physics, biosensing, and neuroscience.
Many of our projects will have a clear-cut path to clinical translation, taking advantage of our proximity to the country's biggest medical center. Our department, Rice University's Department of Bioengineering, is consistently ranked top 10 in the nation with resources and recognition aiding success of our trainees. The department maintains close ties to nearby medical institutions including Baylor College of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Center. The campus is located in Houston – the fourth largest and one of the most diverse cities in the US that provides affordable living with warm weather all year round.
Consistent with the National Research Council's report, Convergence: Facilitating Transdisciplinary Integration of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Beyond, we are seeking candidates who have demonstrated ability to lead and work in research groups that
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