A position is available immediately in the Department of Pediatrics and The Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, NYC for a highly creative and motivated post-doctoral fellow interested in pursuing a career in academia. The candidate will conduct neuroscience research related to neuropsychiatric disorders using preclinical genetic mutant mouse models. The laboratory combines genetic, molecular, and biochemical tools along with behavioral measures to address scientific questions. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in molecular neuroscience and biochemical techniques. Specific area of focus includes L-type Ca2+ channels in neuropsychiatric and brain developmental disorders. Studies will include exploring L-type Ca2+ channels mechanisms in mouse brain and mouse primary neuronal cultures. Demonstrable experience in primary neuronal cultures, cloning, protein work will be desired. Candidates must have a PhD in neuroscience, or in biochemistry or pharmacology with a neuroscience-related background. The successful candidate should be hardworking and be able to work independently and be willing to collaborate with other research groups on exciting collaborative projects.
Contact: Anjali Rajadhyaksha
Pediatrics & Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
1300 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065