University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Post Doctoral Associate

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 6 months ago(4/2/2018 11:06 AM)
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    Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs
  • Responsibilities

    Molecular Neurobiology/Synaptic Plasticity


    A postdoctoral position is available to study molecular mechanisms that regulate neural circuit connectivity and performance in the model organism C. elegans. Our research utilizes a multidisciplinary approach including imaging/microscopy, optogenetics, and electrophysiology. The successful candidate will have an appreciation for the strength of model organism genetics and a strong desire to pursue studies using genetic and functional approaches.


    PhD required.  Candidates with prior experience in electrophysiology and/or C. elegans genetics preferred.  The salary for this position is commensurate with experience as determined by NIH guidelines. 

    Additional Information

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates with a Ph.D. in neurobiology or related field should send a brief description of research background and curriculum vitae to Dr. Michael Francis, Department of Neurobiology, 715 Lazare Research Building, 364 Plantation St., UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605 USA. E-mail:



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