Job ID: 105400

Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 30 November 2023

City: Singapore

Country: Singapore

Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School



Job Description:

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jun Nishiyama at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore to study molecular mechanisms underlying synaptic function and dysfunction in psychiatric disorders (

The successful candidate will lead a project using cutting-edge optical technologies in combination with a variety of molecular and genome editing tools to investigate the synaptic structure, plasticity, and diseases. We are looking for highly qualified and motivated individuals with a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree in neuroscience, biochemistry, cell biology, or closely related fields. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds who have the desire to learn and develop new techniques in different fields. Candidates with prior experience in electrophysiology or omics analysis are especially encouraged to apply. A competitive salary and access to a range of state-of-the-art research facilities will be provided.

Duke-NUS Medical School was established as a landmark collaboration between two world-ranking institutions of higher education: Duke University and the National University of Singapore (NUS), to provide innovative education and impactful research to enhance the practice of medicine in Singapore. It is based in the modern and culturally vibrant city of Singapore, which offers an exceptional academic and social environment.

Interested applicants, please send a CV and the names and contact details of two references to Jun Nishiyama (



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Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.