Postdoctoral Research Associate - Linnstaedt Lab

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

July 31, 2021


Posting Information Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - Linnstaedt Lab

Vacancy ID PDS003113 Department Anesthesiology - Research - 413624 Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range $47,476 - $54,228

Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE 1 Proposed Start Date 08/01/2021 Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months Posting Open Date 06/10/2021 Posting Close Date 07/31/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Summary

The Linnstaedt Lab in the Department of Anesthesiology and Institute for Trauma Recovery at UNC-CH invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar to perform animal behavioral experiments, statistical analysis of human cohort data, and/or molecular/cell culture work as part of funded projects (R01NS118563, U01MH110925) focused on understanding mechanisms related to novel therapeutic targets for the prevention of chronic pain and other adverse outcomes (e.g. depression, PTSD) following trauma exposure. Individuals with experience or interest in analyzing human cohort data, performing animal models assessing neuropsychiatric pain behaviors, and/or conducting molecular/cellular biology experiments should apply. Interested applicants may also contact Dr. Linnstaedt directly about the position.

Postdoctoral research associates will be highly encouraged to submit applications for postdoctoral fellowship awards from relevant institutional, government and foundation organizations. Postdoctoral research associates will also have the opportunity to prepare and submit abstracts to attend national and international conferences. They will also be encouraged to collaboratively write manuscripts describing their findings and those of their undergraduate/graduate mentees.

Educational Requirements

A D.V.M., Ph.D. and/or M.D. in biomedical or related sciences is required

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates are expected to have strong problem solving, oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues in a laboratory setting, as well as independently. The successful candidate should be highly motivated and will be expected to exhibit a strong work ethic. Training in animal behavior, molecular biology, human cohort analyses, and/or pain and neuropsychiatric disorder biology demonstrated by a strong track-record of relevant publications and presentations is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Department Contact Telephone or Email Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

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