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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience - Fernandez Lab

Barnard College

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Position Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience - Fernandez Lab
Job Description Summary
A postdoctoral position is available in the Barnard Neurobiology lab, led by Dr. Maria P. Fernandez. Our lab is in the Department of Neuroscience & Behavior at Barnard College, a liberal arts college in Manhattan affiliated with Columbia University. The position is fully funded for four years and it is focused on studying circadian timekeeping and sex differences in Drosophila. More information about the lab can be found on the lab website:
Desired qualifications: The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, or a related field. Experience working with Drosophila is preferred but not required. Candidates with experience in molecular biology or live-imaging methods in any species will be given priority. However, all candidates with a strong interest in behavioral neurobiology are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a CV and a cover letter explaining your current research and career goals, as well as the names and contact information for three professional references.
Type of Position Faculty
Department Neuroscience
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number 2022-00135- F

Position Summary Information
Essential Duties Summary
• Designing and performing experiments
• Analysis and visualizations of data
• Dissemination of results at conferences and peer-reviewed journals
Required Qualification Summary
• PhD in biology, neuroscience, biochemistry or a related field.
• Experience with live-imaging, molecular biology, or Drosophila neurobiology
Preferred Qualification Summary
• Computer programming skills
• Motivation to mentor undergraduate students
• Experience working in Drosophila
• Training in data analysis and statistics.
Salary Range 65,000

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Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date 03/01/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information
- A CV
- A cover letter
- The name and contact information for three references

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