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Postdoctoral Researcher

Apply now Job no: 495027
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Queen Lane Campus
Categories: College of Medicine, 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 postdoctoral research will investigate the functional connectivity of the spinal locomotor central pattern generator and how it is altered following spinal cord injury. The main techniques employed will be visual dual whole cell patch clamp recordings in spinal cord preparations from transgenic mouse lines and immunohistochemistry.

Essential Functions

  • Design and execute experiments
  • Monitor animals, analyze data
  • Prepare figures and manuscripts for publication, present work at seminars
  • Read relevant literature, assist in the training of more junior lab members
  • Meet regularly with the supervisor and other lab members
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • PhD, Neuroscience
  • Experience in whole cell patch clamp electrophysiology, immunohistochemistry, and small rodent dissection is required.

Location

Queen Lane

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.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

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