A full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate I position is available with the Translational Neurotrauma Research Program working on acquired neurological injury. The successful candidate will contribute to our efforts to understand the mechanisms of circuit disruption, which include dismantling and reorganization. In particular, this position investigates the role of traumatic brain injury related circuit reorganization at chronic time points after brain injury and the influence of rehabilitation. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who has exceptional analytical and communication skills, capacity to work, and a strong background in (neuro)anatomy, biochemistry and molecular biology. Previous experience in neuroscience and/or amperometric techniques is preferred. The applicant should be detail-oriented, conscientious, able to follow instructions, and have the initiative to start new studies. The position offers the opportunity to work in an exciting research program that investigates all aspects of acquired neurological injury, in the laboratory and the clinic, from behavior to cellular mechanism.
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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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FLSAExemptFull Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40Job CategoryPostdoctoral ResearchBenefits EligibleYes - Full BenefitsPosted Rate of PayNIH salary guidelines, Depends onExperienceType of criminal background checkrequired:Fingerprint criminal background check (securitysensitive due to job duties)
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Posting Number P20500