Essential Functions: Postdoctoral Position at Wayne State University, in the Molecular Anatomy of Central Sensory Systems Lab. The lab is focused on the influence of loud noise on hearing and vestibular dysfunction.The purpose of the Postdoctoral Scholar position is to provide individuals who have recently (within the past 6 years) completed a doctoral degree with a full-time program of advanced academic preparation and research training under the guidance of a supervising Faculty Mentor. Essential Functions will include: Studies focus on neural circuitry and mechanisms of hearing and vestibular function. The postdoctoral fellow will lead a project to investigate the influence of noise on auditory or vestibular related central pathways.Write scientific papers, conduct presentations and lab management. Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, or a related field. Experienced in rodent research. Recent completion of a doctoral degree (within the past 6 years). Highly motivated, well organized, inquisitive candidates are sought. The successful candidate will have excellent writing and statistical analysis skills. The most well-qualified applicant will be a problem solver who seeks and identifies resources to achieve project goals.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.