Postdoctoral Fellowship Memory Circuits
NIH - Baltimore, MD

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National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging Postdoctoral Researcher

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is recruiting for a postdoctoral position in the Neuroplasticity and Behavior Unit (NBU), Laboratory of Neurosciences (LNS) in the Intramural Research Program (IRP) at the NIA. The postdoctoral position is available to study neural circuits important for learning and memory. Areas of investigation include the role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis, exercise and diet in memory function. The candidate for this position should have a strong background in one or more of the following fields of neuroscience-related research: behavior, electrophysiology, genetics, biochemistry, imaging.

The candidate must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field and less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. Candidates with a strong work ethic and excellent writing and presentation skills are encouraged to apply. The NIA IRP offers an outstanding training environment.

Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to: Henriette van Praag, Ph.D., Neuroplasticity and Behavior Unit (NBU), Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, 251 Bayview Blvd., Suite 100,, Baltimore, MD 21224 or by email: vanpraagh@mail.nih.gov.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

HHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.

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