Texas A&M University
The Smotherman lab at Texas A&M University seeks a postdoc to study mammalian auditory cortical networks. This DoD funded project uses a combination of electrophysiology and in vivo calcium imaging to map circuits for auditory object recognition in mice and bats. Visit https://www.smothermanbatlab.com for more information about the lab.
Environment: We are in the Biology Department at Texas A&M University (https://bio.tamu.edu/) and part of the Institute for Neuroscience (https://tamin.tamu.edu). We offer an enthusiastic, collaborative and supportive atmosphere. Texas A&M is a Tier 1 research institution with expansive research facilities, and College Station is an affordable and friendly town conveniently located between Austin and Houston.
Requirements: PhD in Biology, Neuroscience or related field and experience conducting independent research. Expertise in auditory neuroscience, neuroethology, small animal surgery, and acoustics is desired. Experience with in vivo electrophysiology or calcium imaging and quantitative analysis of digital imaging is preferred. The lab uses MatLab.
Application: Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Smotherman (email@example.com) before sending (1) a cover letter that includes their research interests and career goals and (2) a CV that includes the names and contact information for two references. Applications will be reviewed as received. Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of additional years depending on availability of funds.
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