Job Description

Requisition Number 07362
Department Name: Neuroscience - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate-Martemyanov Lab
Position Summary:

A postdoctoral position is available immediately at the Scripps Research Institute on Jupiter, Florida campus to participate in developing treatments for devastating neurodevelopmental disorder GNAO1. The position is supported by the fellowship from the Child’s Cure Genetic Research. The project offers a unique opportunity to leverage the state of the art translational capabilities of the Institute to develop innovative pharmaco-genetic strategies for disease correction while participating in basic research on neuronal signaling mechanisms. The laboratory takes multidisciplinary approach combining genetic mouse models, proteomics, electrophysiology, imaging, and innovative optical sensor technologies to study neuronal signaling and develop corrective strategies for neuropsychiatric disorders.

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Position Description
Location: Florida
Additional Information:

To apply, please send CV, brief description of research interests and contact information of references to Dr. Kirill Martemyanov at The Scripps Research Institute provides an outstanding intellectual environment and access to a wide range of cutting edge technologies and the PI is committed to the career development of trainees.

Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Must possess a doctoral degree. A pending doctoral degree may be considered with approval of the Principal Investigator.

Preferred Qualifications:

We are looking for a highly-motivated and self-driven individual who wishes to work creatively in an independent setting. Successful candidates will have an extensive research experience as evidenced by a strong publication record.

Experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: (1) molecular genetic approaches to study cellular signaling (2) neuronal cell cultures and iPS technology, (3) Animal models of disease (3) viral transduction approaches and (4) optical reporter assays. We encourage applications from highly experienced candidates and compensation will commensurate with experience level.

Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Postdoctoral
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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