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Post Doctoral Researcher
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Health Sciences
Inst for Behavioral Med Resrch
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Position summary

Post Doctoral Researcher (Job Opening 444703) - Post-Doctoral Researcher to pursue research training and experience under the direction of a scientific mentor within the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research; conducts research in neuroinflammation and memory decline following inflammatory challenges in aging, and discovering mechanisms involved in aging-induced microglial priming; identifies and selects research problems to be studied; performs experiments; collects and analyzes data; prepares research results for professional publication; presents seminars on research findings; participates in writing grant proposals

Education and experience

Doctoral degree in neuroscience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; Experience in neuroscience research, including sex differences, learning and memory and depressive like behaviors, and immunohistochemistry desired; experience in aging and neuroimmunology is strongly preferred; scientific publication record desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.