Postdoctoral Positions in neuron-glia communication, synaptic transmission, and neural circuit development in the central nervous system (CNS)

Posted Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021
Department: 
Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Position Description: 

The Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology in the Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health San Antonio is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to engage in ongoing studies related to neuron-glia communication, synaptic transmission, and neural circuit development in the central nervous system (CNS). We are particularly interested in elucidating the cellular mechanisms underlying neurons and oligodendrocytes bi-directional communication and activity-dependent myelination in the CNS.We have a highly interactive and dynamic research environment, and encourage collaborations with colleagues across disciplines. Applicants with a Ph.D in neuroscience or neurophysiology and demonstrated record of high quality publications, excellent written and communication skills and ability to design and perform research in an independent manner should apply. Experience in in vivo-imaging or -recording, patch-clamp recording, and live cell imaging would be most suitable for our many ongoing projects.

Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments; starting at NIH pay scale. Additional information regarding our laboratory and scientific interests are at https://physiology.uthscsa.edu/team-member/jun-hee-kim-ph-d/ and our Department and the UT Health San Antonio at https://physiology.uthscsa.edu/

Position Requirements: 

Applicants with a Ph.D in neuroscience or neurophysiology and demonstrated record of high quality publications, excellent written and communication skills and ability to design and perform research in an independent manner should apply. Experience in in vivo-imaging or -recording, patch-clamp recording, and live cell imaging would be most suitable for our many ongoing projects.

How to Apply: 

To apply, email a single pdf file with a cover letter stating career goals, CV with publications, a description of research experience and detailed contact information for three references to:

Jun Hee Kim, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
UT Health San Antonio 78229
Email: KimJH@uthscsa.edu

Contact Name: 
Jun Hee Kim
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Friday, December 31, 2021
Job Number: 
206

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