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Sleep/Circadian Positions at Washington University

Program Coordinator (Job Requisition JR62715)
Department of Neurology

POSITION SUMMARY: Plans and coordinates the day-to-day administrative, operational and fiscal activities of a University program and administrative core of a multicenter grant. The person in this position will have similar responsibilities for two different programs. First, this individual will coordinate the Center on Biological Rhythms and Sleep (COBRAS), including providing administrative support for COBRAS and its leadership, serving as principal contact for COBRAS, coordinating all COBRAS activities, and monitoring budgets for the COBRAS Core services. Second, this individual will coordinate activities and communications for the North American Prodromal Synucleinopathy (NAPS) Consortium, particularly between the Administrative Core based at Washington University and other Cores/Sites/contacts for NAPS, with special focus on recruitment, education, and outreach activities.

Senior Scientist – Neuroscience

POSITION SUMMARY: Dr. Yao Chen’s Laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a motivated and curious scientist for a full-time senior scientist position. Our laboratory conducts fundamental research to understand how dynamics of molecular signals contribute to neuromodulator actions and sleep functions. We employ a wide variety of techniques ex vivo and in vivo, including advanced microscopy, electrophysiology, molecular biology, and behavior analysis. The principal investigator is committed to fostering a lab culture that promotes equity, kindness, rigor, and creativity

This position collaborates on designing, conducting and reporting of research projects.

Staff Scientist – Neuroscience

POSITION SUMMARY: Dr. Yao Chen’s Laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a motivated and curious scientist for a full-time senior scientist position. Our laboratory conducts fundamental research to understand how dynamics of molecular signals contribute to neuromodulator actions and sleep functions. We employ a wide variety of techniques ex vivo and in vivo, including advanced microscopy, electrophysiology, molecular biology, and behavior analysis. The principal investigator is committed to fostering a lab culture that promotes equity, kindness, rigor, and creativity

Dr. Yao Chen’s Laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a motivated and curious scientist for a full-time staff scientist position. Our laboratory conducts fundamental research to understand how dynamics of molecular signals contribute to neuromodulator actions and sleep functions. We employ a wide variety of techniques ex vivo and in vivo, including advanced microscopy, electrophysiology, molecular biology, and behavior analysis. The principal investigator is committed to fostering a lab culture that promotes equity, kindness, rigor, and creativity.

The position is responsible for developing and conducting research projects, including experimental design, implementation, data analysis and documentation of experiment results.

Sleep/Circadian Positions at Other Institutions

PhD Student / Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral researcher and doctoral student in circadian regulation of pain

Description: The University of Helsinki is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is a leading university in Nordics and Europe and one of the top 100 international universities in the world. Postdoctoral researcher and doctoral student positions are available in the newly established Translational Pain Research group at Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, led by Academy Research Fellow Dr. Vinko Palada. Dr. Palada´s group investigates circadian regulation of chronic pain and associated comorbidities by using the state-of-the-art methods such as high-throughput omics, molecular biology, drug library screens and the functional studies in experimental models. This is a new and exciting research field, with the goals to revolutionize our understanding of pain mechanisms and to develop novel therapies for pain relief. The group closely collaborates with Helsinki University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Sleep/Circadian Trainee Positions Available

Sleep Research Society Trainee Job Board

Washington University: Postdoctoral Research Associate – Neuroscience