Postdoctoral Researcher

Position Overview

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Jai Subramanian ( in the School of Pharmacy ( 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

80% - 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.
  2. Prior experience in animal surgeries and in vivo imaging
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 June 15, 2023 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Jai Subramanian

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

40 hours a week

Application Review Begins

Thursday June 15, 2023

Anticipated Start Date

Saturday July 15, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25167BR
  • Department:  Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Assignment:  On-Site
  • Reg/Temp:  Regular
  • Employee Class:  U-Unclassified Professional Staff
  • Review Begins:  15-Jun-2023

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