Connecting European Neuroscience

Post-doctoral position in Toronto/Canada

23 August 2019

Post-doctoral position in Toronto/Canada

Job ID
24286
Place
Toronto/Canada

Description

A funded postdoctoral fellow position is available (start date is negotiable) at Dr. Junchul Kim lab in Psychology/Cell and Systems Biology Department in the University of Toronto, Canada. The lab uses optogenetics, chemogenetics, intersectional viral tools, and calcium imaging to understand neural circuits underlying olfactory memory in mice. The selected candidate will also participate in collaborative projects for investigating working memory, anxiety, and escape behaviours. A strong understanding of behavioral neuroscience is desired.


Specific skills and qualifications for the position include:
PhD in Neuroscience, Physiology, Psychology, or a related field.
Experience with stereotaxic surgery.
Experience with mouse behavioral tests.
Experience with in vivo calcium imaging is highly desirable.
Experience with molecular biology is encouraged but not a requirement.

Salaries will be in line with University of Toronto postdoctoral stipend levels. To apply, please send curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research experience and interests, and letters of reference to Dr. Junchul Kim (kim@psych.utoronto.ca). Please also visit our website to learn more about the lab: www.junchulkimlab.com

Job Information

Institution:
University of Toronto
Department:
Psychology

Contact Information

Junchul Kim
100 St.George st, Room 4028.
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada, M5S3G3
Phone
1-416-5788319
Email
kim@psych.utoronto.ca
Website
http://www.junchulkimlab.com

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