Postdoctoral Research Assoc. - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The successful applicant will join a research program to explore how metabolism affects the function of the brain with a particular emphasis on sleep.

Required Qualifications

Highly motivated individuals should have a MD and /or PhD degree in neuroscience or related biomedical discipline, experience in basic sleep research and strong potential for an independent research career. Excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong research background, with a record of relevant publications are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants should have a high level of independence in conducting experiments, collecting data and preparing manuscripts for publication. Preference is given to a creative and self-motivated candidate with experience in rodent surgical and behavioral manipulations, EEG methodology, data analysis and biochemistry/molecular biology.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of √Čva Szentirmai at Washington State University (WSU) Spokane to participate in a NIH-funded project. The appointment is 12 months, full time, non-tenure track with an immediate expected start date. Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience as determined by NIH guidelines.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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