Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
We are seeking one self-motivated research specialist to join the laboratories of Drs. Stephen F. Traynelis and Hongjie Yuan at the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Emory University School of Medicine. The research focus of our laboratories is the function of glutamate NMDA receptors, disease-associated genetic variations in NMDA receptor encoding GRIN genes, and the development of subunit-selective compounds that correct the altered NMDA receptor function. The candidate will be responsible for performing molecular biology, immunohistochemistry, and behavioral studies. The candidate will also perform electrophysiological experiments (e.g. two electrode voltage clamp recordings in Xenopus laevis oocytes).
Previous experience with animal studies (i.e. animal management and genotyping) is required. Previous experience with behavioral tests (rodents) is plus.
A CV and a cover letter describing your previous work and career goals, a putative starting date, and the contact information for three references.
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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