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Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted: 24 May 2017
Employer: 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Location: 
Baltimore, Maryland, US
Description: 

The Program in Neuroscience at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC), an international leader in schizophrenia research, is accepting applications for a two-year training fellowship in basic neuroscience. We seek an enthusiastic and motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct preclinical research funded by the NIH. The project is designed to investigate the interplay between tryptophan metabolism via the kynurenine pathway, sleep, and cognition in rodents. Experimental work will encompass mainly biochemistry, pharmacology, and behavioral neuroscience.

The MPRC is part of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore, Maryland, US) and has a strong record of helping fellows develop successful careers in biological psychiatry and other areas of medical research. Educational activities include MPRC’s internal course on schizophrenia, journal clubs, meetings with visiting senior researchers, grant writing workshops, and individualized assistance with career development.

Requirements: 

Applicants must hold a PhD in neuroscience or basic science relevant to the fellowship goal.

Contact: 

Applicants should send a cover letter and C.V. to Ana Pocivavsek, PhD, at apocivavsek@mprc.umaryland.edu.