[Comp-neuro] Immediate Postdoc and Asst. Prof. openings in the lab of Dr. Kevin Tracey at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Platt, Jo Ann JAPlatt at northwell.edu
Mon Feb 27 22:43:34 CET 2017

Job description
Postdoctoral and Assistant Professor opportunities are available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Kevin J. Tracey at the Center for Biomedical Sciences at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY. We are seeking driven individuals to join a newly funded research program on investigating the role of ascending and descending neural pathways in the control of adaptive immune function. The research focus of the lab is in the field of Bioelectronic Medicine to develop nerve-stimulating technologies to regulate the molecular targets underlying disease. The fellow will interact with a wide range of researchers in a dynamic and productive environment, bridging basic science with clinical research.
Interested applicants should send a brief description of research interests and curriculum vitae, including contact information for three references to Jo Jo Platt, Center for Bioelectronic Medicine japlatt at northwell.edu

Desired skills and experience
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with electrophysiology skills including electrical and optogenetic modulation of peripheral neural circuitry, neuroanatomical mapping, and single cell neuronal recording. The candidate is expected to have strong skills in major biochemistry and cell biology techniques, animal handling, primary cultures and quantitative data analysis. A strong immunology background, experience with animal models including cre-lox models, animal surgery, molecular biology, and microscopy would be an asset.

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