A postdoctoral position is available for a highly motivated scientist interested in pain research to join a collaborative, energetic, and productive team to study mechanisms of cancer pain in animal models. Focus on the interactions between cancer cells and neurons that underlie cancer pain and on the effects of resolving, signaling lipids that modulate pain. Engaged in conducting in vivo and in vivo electrophysiological, biochemical, molecular and behavioral pharmacological studies of cancer pain at the peripheral and central nervous system levels.
Present the data at national and international scientific meetings and apply for independent funding.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
Salary Min: $48,426 USDollars
The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
PhD in neuroscience or a related field
Experience in rodent surgery, electrophysiology, molecular biology, calcium imaging, and/or pain behavior is desired
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.