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Position: Postdoctoral Associate - Systems Neuroscience
Institution: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
Duties: Design novel behavioral paradigms in mice; Combine behavior and large-scale neural recordings; Explore and analyze resulting data with data science techniques; Participate in collaborative projects with computational researchers
Requirements: PhD in neuroscience/related discipline or PhD in a computational field, but interested to start experimental work; Experience with rodent training; Experience with neural recordings (ephys or imaging); Skills to manage and support interdisciplinary collaborations; Ability to work collaboratively; Proficiency with Python or Matlab for data analysis
   
Text: Skip to main content The HHMI careers site uses cookies or similar technologies. To learn more, please review our Privacy Policy and Cookie Notice. By clicking the X to close this notice, you agree to these uses. careers Postdoctoral Associate - Systems Neuroscience - Pachitariu Lab page is loaded Postdoctoral Associate - Systems Neuroscience - Pachitariu Lab Apply Postdoctoral Associate - Systems Neuroscience - Pachitariu Lab Apply locations Janelia Research Campus time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-152 Primary Work Address: 19700 Helix Drive, Ashburn, VA, 20147 Current HHMI Employees, click here to apply via your Workday account. Janelia Research Campus is a pioneering research center in Ashburn, Virginia, where scientists pursue fundamental questions in neuroscience and imaging. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) launched Janelia in 2006, establishing an intellectually distinctive environment for scientists to do creative, collaborative, hands-on work. Our integrated teams of biologists, computational scientists, and tool-builders pursue a small number of scientific questions with potential for transformative impact. We share our methods, results, and tools with the scientific community. It is a uniquely innovative and collaborative atmosphere that reflects HHMI’s reputation for excellence. Summary: The Pachitariu Lab at HHMI Janelia is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to lead projects that investigate the neural basis of cognition in rodents. The lab uses large-scale neural recordings combined with modern computational and theoretical approaches. Learn more about our work here This position is available immediately. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Design novel behavioral paradigms in mice Combine behavior and large-scale neural recordings Explore and analyze resulting data with data science techniques Participate in collaborative projects with computational researchers. Qualifications Education PhD in neuroscience / related discipline or PhD in a computational field, but interested to start experimental work Skills and Abilities Experience with rodent training Experience with neural recordings (ephys or imaging) Skills to manage and support interdisciplinary collaborations Ability to work collaboratively Proficiency with Python or Matlab for data analysis If you want more information, reach out directly to Marius at pachitarium@hhmi.org Physical Requirements Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet). 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