Post-doc Positions

Posted on May 10th, 2018

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Position Available to Investigate Alternatives to Prescription Opioids and novel cell biological underpinnings of opioid tolerance  

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Gintzler at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, located in Brooklyn, NYC. Research in the Gintzler lab is directed at identifying mechanisms that modulate endogenous opioid antinociception, key molecular components of which could serve as targets for stimulating endogenous opioid analgesia, eliminating or reducing the need for exogenous opioids. A parallel line of research investigates cell biological underpinnings of analgesic tolerance and opioid-induced hyperalgesia following chronic exposure to opioids. The successful candidate would be exposed to an interdisciplinary research approach that utilizes cell lines maintained in culture, ex vivoas well as in vivoCNS preparations, immunohistochemistry and behavioral analysis. See Liu, et al., J. Neuro Sci., 37: 11181-1119, 2017; Liu, et. al., Pain 158: 1903-1914, 2017; Chakrabarti, et al., J. Neurochem. 139: 737-747, 2016; Liu, et al., J. Neurosci. 31: 11836-45, 2011; Chakrabarti, et al., PNAS 107: 20115-20119, 2010. The successful candidate will have research experience in relevant neurobiology fields (e.g. molecular, cellular, or behavioral).

This position is NIH-funded, being in the first year of a 5-year NIDA award. Candidates are invited to submit their applications, complete with Curriculum Vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three references to alan.gintzler@downstate.edu

 

Posted on February 20th, 2018

 

 

 

Post-Doc Fellow

Post-Doc Fellow/School of Nursing 

The Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore invites applications for a full-time Post-doctoral position to join Dr. Luana Colloca’s laboratory. Our research focuses on the mechanisms of placebo effects, pain genetics modulation. We combine approaches ranging from psychophysiology to brain mapping, from genetics to computational neuroscience exploring pain mechanisms in healthy subjects as well as patients suffering from chronic pain disorder. The successful applicant will be part of a vibrant research program focusing on the neurobiology of pain experience and pain modulatory systems. Collaboration with faculty in the department as well as with scientists/clinicians in other departments and the UMB Center for the Advancement of Chronic Pain Research (CACPR) is strongly encouraged.

Qualifications

The candidate should have a strong background in neuroscience and/or psychology with a record of successful publications in the field of pain, genetics brain mapping (EEG, and fMRI) and/or computational neuroscience. Preference will be given for applicants with the following experience: 1)familiarity with running pain fMRI studies; 2) analysis of fMRI and EEG data; and 3)Programming skills in Matlab and fMRI analysis software. Appointments and salary are commensurate with research experience and accomplishments following NIH guidelines. For consideration, please provide a cover letter, CV, statement of research and career objectives, and contact information for three references (all in one file).

Complete postdoctoral offer: Here

 

Posted on January 11th, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Offre de stage postdoctoral

Domaine de recherche : Épidémiologie/Pharmacoépidémiologie de la douleur chronique

Lieu de la recherche : Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT), Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada

Description du stage : Le ou la stagiaire participera à la réalisation de divers projets de recherche subventionnés portant sur l’épidémiologie et/ou la pharmacoépidémiologie de la douleur chronique. Les projets seront choisis en tenant compte des compétences du ou de la stagiaire, ainsi que de l’état d’avancement de la programmation de recherche. À titre illustratif, voici quelques thèmes sur lesquels il serait possible de travailler :

  • Trajectoires de soins des patients souffrant de douleur chronique.
  • Usage, bénéfices et risques des médicaments pour le traitement de la douleur chronique.
  • Jumelage, validation et bonification de banques de données cliniques et administratives pour la recherche dans le domaine de la douleur chronique.

Exigences :

  • Détenir un doctorat dans le domaine de l’épidémiologie, de la recherche clinique ou dans une discipline connexe avec de l’expérience en épidémiologie et biostatistiques.
  • Posséder un excellent dossier académique.
  • Démontrer une grande rigueur, de l’autonomie, un bon sens de l’organisation et du leadership.
  • Excellente maitrise de l’anglais, tout particulièrement au niveau de la rédaction scientifique.
  • Le ou la candidat(e) devra commencer son stage postdoctoral en janvier 2018 (préférablement) ou au plus tard au printemps 2018.

Soutien financier : Bourse postdoctorale à temps plein

Durée : 12 mois

Pour déposer votre candidature

Envoyer un courriel/lettre de motivation, votre CV, vos relevés de notes de 2e-3e cycles et une lettre de recommandation de la part du professeur qui a dirigé votre thèse doctorale à : anais.lacasse@uqat.ca

 

Complete postdoctoral offer: Offre de stage postdoctoral