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TWO postdoctoral positions

We are currently recruiting for TWO postdoctoral positions to investigate how the circadian system influences limbic system functions during aging and Alzheimer's disease progression.      


The first postdoctoral position entails in vivo modulation of neural circuits and behavior assays utilizing aged and transgenic mice.


The second postdoctoral position is for an acute slice electrophysiologist to perform ion channel and synaptic plasticity assays. 



Postdocs will be part of a supportive research environment with excellent career development opportunities.  Interested candidates should include a cover letter describing your professional experiences and qualifications for the position. Applicants should also submit curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of three references.   These materials must be submitted in a single electronic file to



  • A Ph.D. degree, preferably in neuroscience, molecular cell biology, or the equivalent.

  • Published in a peer-reviewed journal.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Candidates must be capable of working independently and in groups, and will be expected to analyze data and write manuscripts.

  • Experience with the circadian system or neurodegenerative diseases is preferred but not required.

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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