Post Doctoral Fellow
- Drexel University
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Category: Admin-Other Administrative Positions
- Posting Date: 10/08/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Post Doctoral Fellow
Job no: 496959
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.
Dr. Catherine von Reyn and Dr. Denise Garcia are seeking a postdoc interested in understanding how sensorimotor circuits develop. We are particularly focused on the interactions between neurons and glia as synapses are formed and refined.
- Lead a project on circuit development Design and perform 2P microcopy experiments.
- Analyze and disseminate data.
- Perform additional wet-lab experiments.
- Participate in and support multiple team projects.
- Work with and train graduate and undergraduate students
- A PhD or Doctorate Degree in Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Biology or a related discipline is required.
- A minimum of 2 years of directly related experience.
- Experience with computational languages such as MATLAB and python.
- At least two years of neuroscience or neuroengineering research experience
- At least two years of imaging (confocal/2P/etc.) and image data analysis experience
- A background in neural development
- A background in glia and glia development
- Experience with 2P microscopy
- Experience with Drosophila melanogaster and an understanding of Drosophila genetics
- University City.
- This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of I. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/
Special Instructions to the Applicant
- Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.
Advertised: Oct 7 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 7 2021 Eastern Standard Time
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