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Research Associate in Neuroscience

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Position Details

Title Research Associate in Neuroscience
Specific Title
Appointment Type Research Associate
Department IUSM - Anatomy & Cell Biology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

A research associate position is available in the Stark Neurosciences Research Institute at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Our lab is interested in studying the mechanism and prevention of posttraumatic epilepsy, and plasticity and reorganization of the cortical circuits following traumatic brain injury. These topics are investigated with patch clamp recording, glutamate uncaging, in vivo and in vitro optogenetic stimulation, organotypic brain slice culture, and in vivo two photon imaging.

Basic Qualifications

The successful applicant is expected to have a strong neuroscience background with documented experience in electrophysiological, histological, and imaging techniques. The applicants must have a doctoral degree in biomedical science or related fields. Experience in cortical neuroanatomy, in vivo two photon imaging, optogenetics, patch clamp recording, and rodent video/EEG recording and analysis is required for the current two projects on the prevention of posttraumatic epilepsy. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Department Contact for Questions

Dr. Xiaoming Jin

Additional Qualifications
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Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM001652016

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