Postdoctoral Fellow – Neuron Signaling Lab, NUS Biological Sciences, Singapore

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Postdoctoral Fellow – Neuron Signaling Lab: The Neuron Signaling Lab led by Asst. Prof. Siew at the National University of Singapore is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join their team and lead a project investigating the molecular basis of goal-directed learning and memory. The lab utilizes advanced in vivo imaging and molecular techniques with machine learning to understand the cell biology behind cognitive processes.

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: Neuron Signaling and Learning & Memory

Location: National University of Singapore, Department of Biological Sciences

Eligibility/Qualification:

  • Recent PhD degree in biological or medical sciences, with a specialization in neuroscience
  • Demonstrated expertise in rodent stereotaxic surgeries (at least 2 years of experience)
  • Experience in in vivo recording techniques such as electrophysiology, fiber photometry, and miniscope imaging is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in rodent behavior tests related to learning and memory
  • Some experience in computational image or data analysis is preferred
  • Strong motivation and curiosity to ask and pursue challenging scientific questions
  • Enthusiasm for training and mentoring
  • Evidence of good writing and oral communication skills

Job Description:

The successful candidate will lead a project investigating the molecular basis of goal-directed learning and memory in rodents. The position requires expertise in rodent stereotaxic surgeries and in vivo recording techniques, as well as a good understanding of rodent behavior tests related to learning and memory. Some experience in computational image or data analysis is preferred, and the successful candidate should have a strong motivation to ask and pursue challenging scientific questions.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should write to Dr. Phua at sc.phua@nus.edu.sg with a detailed cover letter and CV that includes qualifications, research interests, research experience, and references.

Last Date for Apply: The position is available immediately, but the lab is happy to wait for the ideal candidate with the right combination of skills and interests.

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