Postdoctoral Researcher - 15472BR

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department: 
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Jai Subramanian (https://pharmtox.ku.edu/jai-subramanian) in the School of Pharmacy (https://pharmacy.ku.edu) at the University of Kansas. The successful candidate will use state of the art multi-color, multi-photon imaging to study the in vivo synaptic dynamics associated with memory loss in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.

The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated scientist with experience in animal surgeries. Programming (MATLAB, Java) experience is highly desirable.

Job Description

70% - Plan, conduct experiments (mouse surgeries, multiphoton imaging, etc.) and analyze data to understand the mechanisms of synaptic dysfunction in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.

10% - Lab management responsibilities such as equipment maintenance, inventory maintenance, and assistance in animal care.

10% - Train graduate and undergraduate students in performing research.

Required Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. in Neuroscience or closely related field.
NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD conferred at the time of hire. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an interim basis not to exceed 6-months. Upon verification of degree the appointment will be extended to its full duration. This position is limited term with a typical duration of 1-5 years. Individuals who have served for a total of 5 years or more as a postdoc fellow/researcher (at KU or any university) are not eligible.

Preferred Qualifications


Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes an online application, cover letter, resume highlighting pertinent experience relative to the required and preferred qualifications, and contact information for three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Application review begins September 9, 2019 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Jai Subramanian
jaichandar@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Application Review Begins

09-Sep-2019

Anticipated Start Date

01-Nov-2019

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
15472BR
Department:
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
09-Sep-2019