A postdoctoral position in neuro-development is available in Forni Lab.

A postdoctoral position in neuro-development for NIH funded research is available at Forni Lab, University at Albany. Forni Lab focus is on molecular and cellular aspects of olfactory, terminal nerve, and GnRH-1 neuro-development. The research integrates mouse genetics, cell imaging, biochemical analysis of signal transduction, transcriptomics, and animal behavioral testing. We are looking for a creative and self-driven post-doc with research experience supported by a strong publication record.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. received within the past three years from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Extensive research experience in developmental biology and or neuroscience supported by a strong publication record.
  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications:

Creative and self-driven postdoctoral trainee with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Working with genetically modified mouse models
  • Behavioral testing
  • Cell/molecular biology
  • Immuno-labeling
  • Imaging
  • RNAseq data analysis
  • Ability to write codes (MATLAB, Python, etc.) for image analysis
  • Knowledge in machine learning/deep learning

Additional Information:
Salary Range:  $54,000 – $60,000 DOE

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The Research Foundation for The State University of New York offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world-class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

Application Instructions:
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, work-related references, along with a letter of application to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=118924

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

For contacts write to: pforni@albany.edu