Mentor: Qin Wang, MD, PhD, Professor of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, MCLM554, 1918 University Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, Tel: 205-996-5099, E-mail: qinwang@uab.edu

Multiple NIH-funded research positions are available for motivated and creative postdoctoral fellows to study GPCR pharmacology and synaptic signaling in neuropsychiatric diseases. A competitive candidate should have a Ph.D. and/or a M.D. degree with excellent research techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology. Prior experience with brain research is valued.  The successful applicant must be highly self-motivated and capable of independently performing experiments and writing manuscripts under the mentor’s supervision. Candidates with biochemistry, cell biology and/or neurobiology backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The postdoctoral fellow will have opportunities to conduct the cutting-edge research project with state-of-the-art technologies and model systems, such as CRISPR gene editing, single-cell RNA-Seq, and transgenic mice. The fellow will be given opportunities to apply for training grants and encouraged to pursue independent research career, with a strong support of the mentor.  

Applicants should submit their CV, a statement of career objectives, and provide names and contact information of three references to qinwang@uab.edu