[Comp-neuro] Funded postdoc positions: Synaptic and network mechanisms of visual perception
bilal.haider at bme.gatech.edu
Tue Aug 14 21:13:28 CEST 2018
The Haider Lab in the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech & Emory University seeks highly motivated and skilled postdoctoral fellows for a 3-5 year NIH funded project examining synaptic and network mechanisms supporting sensory perception. The position is available immediately and conforms to NIH standards for salary and benefits.
The project offers significant opportunity to use cutting-edge research techniques in vivo during visual perception. These include 1) neural population recording with high-density silicon electrodes, 2) optogenetic circuit manipulation, and 3) whole-cell patch-clamp recording during behavior.
The ideal candidate has expertise in patch clamp or multi-electrode electrophysiology in vitro or in vivo, and quantitative skill in data acquisition and analysis (preferably with MATLAB). Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, an inquisitive mindset, and enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
The position is funded for up to 5 years, pending satisfactory performance upon annual review. We are enthusiastic to form a diverse, international research group. All candidates will be mentored for independent career development.
There is a strong, multidisciplinary concentration of labs focusing on Neuroscience at GT and at Emory. Atlanta is vibrant, green, diverse, and one of the most affordable and livable major cities of the US.
Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of research goals, expected date of availability, and names and contact information of three references.
Please email materials to bilal.haider at bme.gatech.edu
Further information and recent lab publications can be found at haider.gatech.edu
Bilal Haider, Ph.D.
Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech & Emory University
313 Ferst Drive, Suite 3104
Atlanta, GA 30332
tel: +1 404 385 4935
fax: +1 404 385 5044
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