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Postdoctoral Research Associate I, ARL EMBI (Multiple Positions)

Tucson, Arizona, USA

University of Arizona

Open until filled

Contact David Shropshire


2511-AZ Rsch Labs-Interdisciplinary


Vice President for Research

Posted Rate of Pay

DOE ($36,996 - $51,038)

Exempt / Non-Exempt



Appointed: Professional

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David Shropshire

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Full Time

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Limited to current UA employees only


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Letter of Interest Curriculum Vitae

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Please include the names and contact information for three references in the on-line application.

Position Summary

The Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Arizona invites applications from prospective postdoctoral scholars. Potential projects involve the use of advanced methods for parallel neural recording in conscious animals (primates and/or rodents) to study dynamic interactions of neural populations and/or neuronal activity mapping at cellular resolution using immediate-early gene imaging methods. Outstanding UA benefits include, health, dental and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more.

Duties and Responsibilities

•Perform behavioral, electrophysiological and/or molecular biological experiments at a postdoctoral level under supervision of PI. * Analyze and summarize experimental results. * Submit experimental results for publication in peer-reviewed journals. * Present talks or posters at national or international scientific meetings. * Train and supervise research assistants (undergraduate, graduate, and technical staff) working on your research project, as well as on general laboratory policies and procedures.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

•Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Psychology or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

A strong background, including significant publications, in theoretical and/or systems neuroscience related to higher cerebral function at the neuronal level.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

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Postdoctoral Research Research

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