The Seth Tomchik Laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute Florida

Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellow | Full Time

We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to dissect the role of neuromodulatory circuits in modulating learned behaviors in Drosophila. The project will involve in vivo imaging, optogenetic/thermogenetic stimulation of discrete neuronal circuits, as well as molecular/genetic and behavioral approaches in both normal animals and disease models. The anticipated start date will be as early as Spring 2017, though the position will remain open until filled.

Basic Qualifications:
A Ph.D. or M.D. is required, with appropriate experience in a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
The chosen candidate will have a track record of productivity and research excellence, peer-reviewed publications, and relevant research interests. Highly motivated candidates from a variety of backgrounds and experience will be considered. Desirable experience could be in one or more of the following areas: imaging, electrophysiology, genetics, molecular/cell biology, or behavioral neuroscience.

Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter (including experience, research and career goals, and interests as related to our research), Curriculum Vitae, and complete contact information for at least three professional references to:

Dr. Seth M. Tomchik, Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida
130 Scripps Way, 3C2
Jupiter, Florida, 33458

We periodically have positions available for postdoctoral research associates, graduate students, and laboratory technicians. If you are interested in inquiring about current opportunities, please send a brief description of your research interests and C.V. to Dr. Tomchik.

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