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Post-Doctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no: 494877
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City
Categories: College of Engineering, Drexel University

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Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Neural Circuit Engineering and Garcia Labs are seeking a postdoc interested in understanding how sensorimotor circuits develop

Essential Functions

  • Lead a project on circuit development
  • Design and perform 2P microcopy experiments
  • Analyze and disseminate data
  • Perform additional wet-lab experiments
  • Participate in and support multiple team projects
  • Work with and train graduate and undergraduate students
  • Perform all work following the highest research standards

Required Qualifications

  • A PhD in Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Biology or a related discipline.
  • At least 4 years of neuroscience or neuroengineering research experience.
  • Experience with computational languages such as MATLAB and python.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least two years of imaging (confocal/2P/etc.) and image data analysis experience.
  • A background in neural development
  • A background in glia
  • Experience with 2P microscopy
  • Experience with Drosophila melanogaster and an understanding of Drosophila genetics

Location

  • University City.

Additional Information

This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of I. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

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