Open postdoc fellow positions

A 5-year postdoc position is available in the Laboratory for Neural Engineering and Control in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University (http://neclab.bme.columbia.edu/). The project investigates the role of the locus coeruleus – norepinephrine (LC-NE) system in modulating perception, behavior and learning, and how to accelerate perceptual learning through control of LC activity.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent academic track-record, including first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals. Successful candidates should have, or be in the process of completing, a PhD (or equivalent) in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or a related field. Ideal applicants should have a background on electrophysiology, behavioral training of rodents, and quantitative analytical methods. Applicants should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Applicants should submit a CV, including a list of publications, a brief description of research interests, and a list of three references. All application materials as well as any inquiries should be sent to qi.wang@columbia.edu. Salary will be commensurate to the candidate qualifications.

Columbia University has a vibrant collaborative research environment with strong interactions between the neuroscience and engineering community.

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