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Postdoctoral position in spinal cord injury lab
Stanford University Department of Comparative Medicine
A small and dynamic neurobiology lab in the Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on aspects of neuronal and cellular plasticity/circuit remodeling following spinal cord injury. The successful applicant will work on rodent and nonhuman primate models of sensorimotor pathway reorganization following experimental manipulations. They should have a strong background in mammalian neurobiology, preferably some behavioral training and analysis experience in rodents and/or nonhuman primates, strong wet lab skills including immunocytochemistry, dissection, tissue preparation, data collection and analysis. We also use ICMS and electrophysiological mapping techniques. Applicants with experience/interest in CLARITY, or EM are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant should also have good communication skills, and experience working well in a group as well as independently. They will be encouraged to help with the preparation of scientific papers for publication, and will be expected to present research at scientific meetings.
PhD in neurobiology, and demonstrable interest in the field of neuronal plasticity following injury. Stanford is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Commensurate with experience
Term of Appointment:
1-2 years - continuation commensurate with funding
ongoing until position filled
To apply, please forward resume, cover letter with statement of goals, and names of three references directly to Dr. Corinna Darian-Smith, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org
Corinna Darian-Smith, PhD
300 Pasteur Drive, Edwards Building R350
Stanford, CA 94305-5342
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