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Post-doctoral researcher in human neurophysiology research at UCSF

Posted by: Doris Wang, UCSF

Posted date: Aug-05-2019

Location: San Francisco, CA

The Wang Laboratory at UCSF (https://doriswanglab.ucsf.edu) is seeking highly motivated postdoctoral research fellows to lead human neurophysiology studies examining the neural network involved with motor learning in patients with movement disorders. The research involves using cutting edge technology to record and modulate human neural activities in real time to eventually discover new therapies to improve motor learning. This study is multidisciplinary in nature and will involve computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, and potential software engineering/development. The candidate will work with not only patients, but also clinicians and scientists across different specialities.

Enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate(s) will have a range of opportunities to pursue translational patient-oriented human research, with structured mentoring support and opportunities for travel and presentation at national meetings. Additional professional development opportunities are available through our affiliation with the UCSF Department of Neurosurgery and the UCSF Biomedical Sciences/Neuroscience Graduate Programs.

Job Requirements:
Candidates should possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. A background in computational neuroscience research is preferred. Experience with Matlab and/or computer programming are highly desirable. Candidates also much work well in teams with good interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and writing skills are essential. Fluency in English required. Applicants should be US citizens, permanent residents, or must currently hold a valid US work visa.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, CV, and the names of 3 references to Dr. Doris Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF to doris.wang(at)ucsf.edu. Please use subject heading "Postdoctoral Fellow position".
Job Title Post-doctoral researcher in human neurophysiology research at UCSF
Post Details
Email doris.wang(at)ucsf.edu
Employer's Website doriswanglab.ucsf.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Neuroscience
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location San Francisco, CA
Key Words human neurophysiology, postdoc, neuroscience, movement disorders, Parkinson's disease
Start Date 09/01/2019