Postdoctoral Associate


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Postdoctoral Associate

  • Job Number: 22856
  • Functional Area: Research - Scientific
  • Department: Biology
  • School Area: Science
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
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Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Biology-Weissbourd Lab, to lead systems neuroscience projects broadly focused on how behavior emerges from neural activity using a new, transparent neuroscience model.  Responsibilities will include collaborating with and mentoring other postdocs, graduate students, and technicians; independently conducting experiments and analyzing results, ideally including quantitative behavior analysis, large-scale neural activity recordings, and modeling; keeping accurate records of experimental procedures, protocols, and data in accordance with laboratory standards; and sharing your work in the form of presentations and peer-reviewed publications.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  Ph.D. in neuroscience, engineering, math, data science, physics, or a related field; demonstrated ability to design, execute, and troubleshoot experiments independently; strong organizational and written and oral communication skills; ability to present research findings effectively and to work in a collaborative research environment; and attention to detail.  The lab is particularly interested in candidates with strong computational/theoretical, engineering, optics, and/or electrophysiology backgrounds.  Those who are pure theorists who want to collaborate with experimentalists--or applicants who specialize in building devices (e.g. imaging platforms)--are also strongly encouraged to apply.  Those with master’s degrees may also apply and will be considered for other position types.  Job #22856

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Location: United States of America, Massachusetts
Categories: Biology, Data Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Neuroscience, PhD, Physics, Research Associate,


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