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University of Southern California Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate in Los Angeles, California

Postdoctoral Scholar - Research AssociateApply Keck School of Medicine Los Angeles, California

The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute and Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (INI, are world leaders in the development of advanced computational and scientific approaches for the comprehensive mapping of brain structure and function. LONI’s unique multidisciplinary environment and cutting edge resources allow for integration of clinical, psychological and genotypic information with neuroimaging phenotypes for research questions in neurology, psychiatry and developmental neurobiology.

The Bienkowski Lab at the USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute is focused on understanding the multiscale organization of the brain in health and disease. The lab uses cutting-edge technology and 3D lightsheet microscopy to investigate genetic, anatomical, and functional features of neuronal cell types in both rodents and humans. Our goal is to develop innovative tools and resources to help scientists better translate laboratory research into applied clinical treatments.

We are looking to hire a Postdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate to investigate characteristics of neuronal cell types and how they are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. The Postdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate will perform stereotaxic surgeries in rodents,in situhybridization, tissue histology, microscopy imaging and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: PHD

  • Field of Expertise: stereotaxic surgery, histology, molecular biology, microscopy

  • Skills:

  • Analysis Assessment/evaluation

  • Communication -- written and oral skills

  • Organization Planning

  • Project management

  • Research

  • Strong computer/software skills

Minimum education: PhD or equivalent doctorate within previous three years Minimum experience: 0-1 year. Analysis, assessment/evaluation, communication - written and oral skills, organization, planning, problem identification and resolution, project management, research Minimum field of expertise: Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.

REQ20090807 Posted Date: 07/22/2020