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Research Associate Position – Neuroscience & Pain
A position is available for a research associate with expertise in the study of the cellular and biochemical mechanisms of pain at the University of Pennsylvania. Research in the Spine Pain Lab focuses on mechanisms of pain from injuries and the neuronal and immunologic cascades in the CNS which cause persistent pain. Candidates should have an established background in neuroscience or cell and molecular biology; prior research experience and skills in molecular or cellular biology, electrophysiology or immunology is preferred. The research associate will coordinate aspects of several ongoing projects in the lab and work collaboratively to develop additional independent projects in pain physiology. Ongoing projects include in vivo behavioral studies, electrophysiology, and cell culture. An ability to coordinate multiple on-going projects in a busy environment is required. Excellent facilities and opportunities to interact with faculty from engineering and medical sciences engaged in a broad spectrum of biomedical applications.
See http://spinepain.seas.upenn.edu for more details.
Competitive salary for this position will be negotiated on the basis of years of relevant experience, publication record, and strength of letters of recommendation. Interested applicants should send: their curriculum vitae, contact information for 3 references (address, phone number, email), and two recent first-author publications to:
Beth Winkelstein, Ph.D.
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania
240 Skirkanich Hall
210 S. 33rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6321
The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.