Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
90-day-old-job
part-time-job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
View more jobs in Berkeley, CA
View more jobs in California

Job Details

Assistant Project Scientist Step I Step III Neurobiology- UC Berkeley

Location
Berkeley, CA

Apply for this job






Profile

Job Description:
RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open date: June 8th, 2018

Next review date: June 25th, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: July 9th, 2018

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
DESCRIPTION
Assistant Project Scientist:

The goal of our research is to understand the molecular machinery that allows neurons to both be dynamic and maintain balanced activity levels. Perturbations in synapse and circuit activity are associated with numerous neurological and psychiatric disorders, including autism spectrum disorder. Our work strives to understand how mutations in autism risk genes lead to altered neuronal, synaptic, and circuit activity. To address this, we take a multi-systems approach incorporating molecular, biochemical, electrophysiological, and behavioral analyses in mouse models and patient-derived human cells.
Responsibilities:

This position is for a post-doctoral scientist who will work on a project investigating how mutations in autism risk genes affect the function of striatal and dopamine neurons.

Responsibilities will include maintaining a transgenic mouse colony, carrying out slice electrophysiology experiments, running mouse behavior tests, and performing in vivo fiber photometry experiments. This person will also help train undergraduate and graduate students and supervise a research technician.
Minimum/Basic Qualifications Required (By the time of application):

Candidates must have Ph.D. or equivalent degree program in ecology, evolution or a related field
Additional Required Qualifications (By start date):

3 5 years postdoctoral research experience in Neurosciences, Molecular/Cell Biology, Neurobiology or a related field.
Hands-on experience and demonstrable expertise in genetic mouse models, slice electrophysiology, mouse behavior, intracranial injections, optogenetics, and in vivo fiber photometry.
Preferred Qualifications (By start date):

Strong publications record in the area of Neurobiology. Understanding of the basal ganglia and dopaminergic circuits preferred.
Appointment:

This position reports to Dr. Helen Bateup. The initial appointment will be for 100% time for 1 year with the possibility of extension based on performance availability of funds. The approximate start date for this position will be October 2018.
Salary: $55,700 - $61,800 annually depending on qualifications. This position provides full benefits.
To Apply: ****Interested individuals should submit application documents as PDFs, which includes, an updated curriculum vitae (required), and names with contact information for at least 3-5 individuals who have agreed to provide a reference for this specific position (required) and a cover letter (required). (Letters of reference may be requested of the finalists).
Specific questions regarding the recruitment can be directed to Terri Leong, HR Partner, ****
This recruitment will remain open until filled.
All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (****prior to submitting their letters.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: ****The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their work.
JOB LOCATION
Berkeley, CA
REQUIREMENTS
Documents
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

*
Cover Letter
References
3-5 references required (**** Disabled Person, Inc. | Terms and Privacy Policy
Donate
Want to be a sponsor?
Contact Us

Company info

Sign Up Now - PostdoctoralFellowCrossing.com

Similar Jobs:
RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open date:\u00a0 April 4th, 2018 Next review date: \u00a0May 14th, 2018 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date:\u00a0 May 14th, 2018 Applications will continue to be a...
Scientist Toxicology
Location : South San Francisco, CA
Amgen is seeking a project toxicologist at the Scientist level to work in the Department of Comparative Biology and Safety Sciences (CBSS) at either our South San Francisco or Thousand Oaks facility. This position will contribute ...
Job Description: RECRUITMENT PERIOD Open date: April 17th, 2018 Next review date: July 6th, 2018 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: July 6th, 2018 Applications will continu...
By using Employment Crossing, I was able to find a job that I was qualified for and a place that I wanted to work at.
Madison Currin - Greenville, NC
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
PostdoctoralFellowCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
PostdoctoralFellowCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2018 PostdoctoralFellowCrossing - All rights reserved. 168