Postdoctoral fellow

University of Maryland College Park

College Park, MD

Job posting number: #7055272

Posted: January 14, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate
A funded postdoctoral associate position is available in the lab of Dr. Xuan (Anna) Li in the Department of Psychology at University of Maryland College Park. The Li Lab focuses on studying neural mechanisms of drug relapse and craving using rat models. We use a multidisciplinary approach and ask questions at the epigenetic, synaptic, circuit and behavioral levels. We are looking for motivated candidates to join our research program. Successful candidate will carry out research that bridges molecular and systems neuroscience. Please visit for more information about current research projects.

PhD in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Psychology or a related field
Experience in molecular neuroscience and rat behaviors is highly preferable.

How to apply
Please submit the following information to
1. A cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Contact information for three references

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is flexible. Informal inquiry is encouraged.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. UMD is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected status in all aspects of employment. UMD is actively engaged in recruiting, hiring, and promoting underrepresented communities; minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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