Post Doctoral Fellow (Part-Time)

Morehouse School of Medicine

United States

December 25, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number ACAD291

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (Part-Time) Position Title Post Doctoral Fellow (Part-Time) Position Type Non-Faculty Salary $30,000 Annually (Part - Time) Department Neuroscience Institute Position Summary

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is a place of distinction, serving as the nation's leading academic medical center for vulnerable populations. It's also a place for passionate individuals looking to join a dedicated community working today to help prepare tomorrow's leaders.

We exist to:

• Improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities;

• Increase the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce;

• Address primary health care through programs in education, research and service;

With emphasis on people of color and the under-served urban and rural populations in Georgia, the nation and the world.

At Morehouse School of Medicine we're leading the creation and advancement of health equity. You will find a fulfilling career at MSM!

The Department of Neurobiology & Neuroscience Institute is seeking a Post- Doctoral Fellow to join their team. A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the lab of Dr. Alec J. Davidson at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM, Department of Neurobiology & Neuroscience Institute) in Atlanta, GA, to investigate suprachiasmatic nucleus circuitry in vitro and in vivo using novel imaging approaches including longitudinal in vivo Ca2+ imaging in targeted cell types. The successful candidate will join a highly interactive group of 5 labs investigating various aspects of mammalian rhythmicity and sleep at MSM, housed within the larger Neuroscience Institute community.

In addition to submitting your application; interested candidates should send curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests and career goals, and the names of three references to adavidson@msm.edu.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications: A Highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. in neuroscience or related field, and an interest in systems biology, circadian rhythms, and neurocircuitry.

Experience with slice/cell culture, stereotaxic surgery, histology/immunocytochemistry, quantitative imaging analysis, and behavioral studies are a plus.

Preferred Qualifications Posting Date 11/24/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

In order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Morehouse School of Medicine is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date.

Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement.

This requirement helps enable our employees to thrive in their careers at Morehouse School of Medicine and make the greatest impact on all those we serve.

This requirement helps enable our employees to thrive in their careers at Morehouse School of Medicine and make the greatest impact on all those we serve.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Investigate suprachiasmatic nucleus circuitry in vitro and in vivo using novel imaging approaches including longitudinal in vivo Ca2+ imaging in targeted cell types.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of completed education?
  • High School/GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • EdD, MD, PhD, DrPH, JD
  • Please provide your salary requirement. Do Not Enter Negotiable, a specified salary range is required. Not providing a salary requirement will result in your application being incomplete and will not be considered.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Optional Documents

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