Postdoctoral Scholar in Translational Vestibular Neurobiology
Position overviewPosition title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Open date: June 3, 2022
Most recent review date: Sunday, Apr 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
We are enthusiastically recruiting postdoctoral scholars dedicated to investigating the cellular and electrophysiologic bases of dynamic sensory coding and hypofunction by vestibular epithelia in the laboratory of Dr. Larry Hoffman, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Vestibular Neuroscience Laboratory at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. This work is highly translational and harbors many opportunities for developing new strategies for investigating peripheral sensory neurobiology and neurorehabilitation.
The principal responsibilities associated with this position include investigating the cellular substrates of dynamic sensory coding and hypofunction. The strategies associated with this approach include immunohistochemistry, tract-tracing, high-resolution quantitative imaging, and behavioral analyses. We are seeking to incorporate contemporary methods of transcriptional analyses. The translational experimental design will integrate behavioral analyses with cellular and electrophysiologic analyses. The opportunities exist to become expert in super-resolution confocal imaging and electron microscopy.
Applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent to apply. Relevant experience should include one or more of the following: sensory systems neuroscience, immunohistochemistry, light and electron microscopy, image analysis, and/or neurosensory behavioral recording and analyses.
This position is available for start dates commencing on/after 1 June 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience, but conform to the salary scale of the US National Institutes of Health for postdoctoral scholars. UCLA adheres to collective bargaining agreements for postdoctoral scholars.
Interested candidates can apply online through the UC Recruit system located at:
For more information about the position or general inquiries, please contact Dr. Larry Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be continuously reviewed until the position is filled.
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