NYU Shanghai seeks a postdoctoral fellow with experience in rodent behavior. Experience with quantitative modeling, pharmacology, electrophysiology, and optogenetics is preferred. The fellow will work primarily on rodent models of economic decision-making, but will also participate in other projects in the lab through training and mentorship of students and staff.
The day-to-day responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Collaborating with Prof. Erlich and other members of the lab on experimental design, methods development, training, and data collection
Collecting behavioral, electrophysiological, pharmacological, optogenetic and anatomical data from mice and rats
Analyzing collected data and preparing visualizations on a regular basis to update Prof. Erlich and other lab members of progress
Writing scientific grants and manuscripts
Mentoring/training graduate and undergraduate students and other lab members
Helping with the maintenance of the lab
Attending and presenting at lab meetings
Attending institute seminars and participating in other institute events
About NYU Shanghai
NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University's global network. It is the first higher-education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community.
NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of innovative research and transformative teaching, and who embody the global society in which we live.
NYU's global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common educational interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.
NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.
A PhD in Neuroscience or equivalent (e.g. Physiology, Biology or Psychology with relevant experience)
English proficiency (reading, writing, speaking and listening)
Proficient in programming in R, Python, or MATLAB. Willing to learn other computer languages and libraries
Mandarin fluency preferred
Electronics experience is preferred
Linux, SQL, git proficiency is preferred
For consideration, please submit a Cover Letter, CV, and Contact Information for at least 2 references. For questions, please email Prof. Jeff Erlich at email@example.com.
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