Recruiting a research assistant!

We seek an enthusiastic young professional that is motivated to conduct preclinical research in the area of sleep and cognition.  

Requirements: Applicant must hold a B.A. or B.S. in psychology, neuroscience, or related basic science field.  Prior experience working with animals is preferred, but not required. 

Recruiting a postdoctoral fellow!

We seek an enthusiastic and motivated post-doctoral fellow to conduct preclinical research funded by the NIH. 

Project Goals: The aims of our project are designed to investigate the interplay between tryptophan metabolism via the kynurenine pathway, sleep and cognition in rodents. Experimental work will encompass mainly biochemistry (in vivomicrodialysis and HPLC), pharmacology, and behavioral neuroscience (hippocampal-dependent learning and memory tasks, EEG/EMG sleep recordings).   

Requirements: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in neuroscience or basic science relevant to the fellowship goal. Experience working in vivo with rats, including behavioral or microdialysis studies, is preferred, but not required. 

How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter and C.V. to Dr. Ana Pocivavsek at