University of Utah Post Doctoral Fellow (E) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 02/07/2019

Requisition Number PRN19568B

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow (E)

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00219 - Neurobiology & Anatomy Labs

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 40000 to 60000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Heys Laboratory in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah. Our research program is focused on the neural circuit, cellular and sub-cellular mechanisms of spatial and temporal learning and memory. We use cutting edge multi-photon in vivo imaging techniques to monitor and manipulate populations of neurons, dendrites and synaptic spines during memory-guided behavior in mice. (see. Heys et al. 2014; Heys and Dombeck, 2018)

Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Preferences

Qualified applicants should have a PhD in neuroscience, biology, psychology or a related field. Candidates with experience using in vivo imaging and/or electrophysiological methods are encouraged to apply. Strong computational skills and expertise inMATLABand/or Python are highly desirable.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

To apply, please send a CV, brief description of research interests and contacts for three reference letters to Dr. Jim Heys (jim.heys@neuro.utah.edu).

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.