Postdoctoral Position at Northeastern University


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Postdoctoral Researcher at Northeastern University

We are searching for a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher to join a growing team investigating the effects of early life adversity on the developmental trajectories of corticolimbic connectivity, threat-response behavior, and neuroimmunology.

The successful candidate will have strong experience in one or more of the following:

  • Rat models of behavior (Acoustic Startle and USV analyses a plus)
  • Stereotaxic surgery
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Neuroedocrinology
  • Developmental neuroscience
  • Brain dissections
  • Gene expression assays (RNAscope, rtPCR)

You will be expected to:

  • Help manage the laboratory alongside our Senior Lab team
  • Design, perform and publish experiments under supervision of PI
  • Help PI mentor and teach techniques to graduate students and undergraduates

You should expect:

  • Devoted mentorship toward your scientific and professional development
  • A friendly group of collaborative and fun-loving colleagues
  • An extended group of collaborative human and animal labs studying sex differences, adolescent development, and early life adversity

To Apply: Please send cover letter (including your research interests), CV, and two names who can provide recommendation letters by email to

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