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Postdoctoral Fellow, Multiple Vacancies

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Neuroscience and Cell Biology Department within Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

A newly established neuroscience lab at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is looking for motivated Postdoctoral Fellows. The lab is interested in the molecular mechanisms of the body’s biological clocks and how clock dysfunction is involved in pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders including autism and depression. The lab has an excellent track record of postdoctoral training. Former postdoctoral trainees were successful in prestigious journals such as PNAS Neuron, and Molecular Psychiatry. Trainees will have opportunities to work with genetically modified mice and solve scientific problems utilizing a combination of molecular, cellular, and behavioral approaches. Salary will be based on the NIH scale, commensurate with merit and negotiable.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Conduct laboratory research in Neuroscience projects.
  • Design and perform experiments; collect and analyze data.
  • Prepare manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Engage in scientific communication and the training of junior personnel.

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