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Postdoctoral Scholar - Ostlund Laboratory - Anesthesiology

Application Window

Open July 1st, 2020 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, University of California Irvine Health System, anticipates openings for Postdoctoral Scholar position(s) in the Ostlund Lab. Candidate should have PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, or related field with experience in Behavioral Neuroscience. Our research focuses on basic mechanisms of motivated behavior and decision making and how they become dysregulated in addiction and other behavioral disorders. We integrate sophisticated rodent behavioral assays with a range of neuroscience techniques such as opto- and chemo-genetics, and fast-scan cyclic voltammetry.

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• PhD in relevant field
• Evidence of research productivity
• Experience in rodent behavioral analysis

Interested candidates will need to create an applicant profile and upload required documents:
• Current CV
• Cover letter
• Statement of Research
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
• 3-5 References (contact information only)

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Direct questions to:
Sean Ostlund, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care
Irvine Center for Addiction Neuroscience
University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Orange, CA