Title: 306-NN_FACULTY - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Business Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience is an academic unit in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Faculty within the department form highly collaborative research units that study substance abuse, ingestive behavior, stress, and sleep neurobiology. Thus, the candidate will have ample opportunities for collaboration and co-mentoring. Postdocs can compete for both intramural and external research grants. In addition to postdoctoral training, the department offers baccalaureate and doctoral degree programs in Neuroscience. The department is housed in an award-winning, ultra-modern BSL-2 research facility on the Pullman campus of Washington State University, and it is equipped with state-of-the-art microscopy, imaging, electrophysiology, cell biology, and behavioral testing equipment. Pullman is a college town located in the heart of the Palouse, on the Southeast border of Washington State, with easy access to various outdoor recreation opportunities. It has received accolades for highest quality of life, healthy community, safety, and green transportation.
Tenure Track (Faculty only): No
Annual Salary: $54,835-$57,846 Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. and experience in neuroscience research in rodents is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with experience in slice electrophysiology, stereotaxic surgery and/or behavioral assays. Strong oral and written communication skills preferred.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Cover letter stating experience and interest in the position. A CV and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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