Psychology Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Central Michigan University
Posting Number F-0766
Position Title Psychology Postdoctoral Research Fellow College/Unit College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Home Department Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Employee Group Postdoctoral Research Fellow Employment Status Full-Time Position Type 12 month Position Classification Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position Begin Date 09/01/2023 Position End Date 08/31/2024 Position Summary
The Psychology department and the Neuroscience program at Central Michigan University (CMU) is seeking an outstanding candidate for a postdoctoral position in the area of recovery of function following CNS injury or disease. The successful candidates will work with Professor Gary L. Dunbar, contributing to an exciting, large-scale effort to test potential treatments for CNS insult, including spinal cord injury, stroke, glioblastoma, Huntington’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. Both in vitro and in vivo methods are used, so a broadly trained candidate who has expertise in cell/molecular/genetic as well as behavioral neuroscience techniques is sought.
Ph.D. in a neuroscience-related discipline within the last 6 years.
A background in testing potential therapies for CNS deficits.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Experience working with rodent models of CNS trauma and/or neurodegenerative diseases.
Experience with both in vitro and in vivo protocols and grant-writing.
Ability to assist in lab management and supervision of both undergraduate and graduate students is desired.
Message to Applicants
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an online application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please provide a cover letter addressed to Professor Dunbar, a CV (including a list of publications), and a list of three reference contacts.
The appointment will begin as early as September 1, 2023. An extension is possible, depending on satisfactory performance and continued funding. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.
Questions may be directed to Drs. Dunbar and/or Rossignol.