Assistant Project Scientist - Neuroscience - Molecular and Cell Biology
The successful candidate will work as an Assistant Project Scientist in Neuroscience in the Lammel lab at UC Berkeley. The Lammel lab uses a combination of molecular and system neuroscience tools to visualize, record and manipulate neural populations in order to understand their function and contribution to motivated behavior. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in a vibrant and highly collaborative environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure. For more information about our research visit the Lammel lab website (www.lammellab.org).
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will utilize transgenic mouse models to characterize dopamine cell subtypes using in vivo electrophysiology, and various manipulation methods including optogenetics to modulate neural activity during behavioral assays.
Minimum Qualifications required at the time of application:
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree)
Additional Qualifications required by position start date:
A track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals.
At least 4 years of Postdoc experience, previous experience working with in vivo electrophysiology, neuroanatomy, rodent behavior and/or bioinformatics is an advantage. Programming skills (MATLAB, Python) and ability in data analysis and visualization is a strong advantage.
Salary: This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
This position is represented by UAW Local 5810 and covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their work.
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