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Sensory System Wiring and Plasticity

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

A postdoctoral research position is available in the group of Dr. Katie Kindt at the National Institutes of Health, NIDCD. Our laboratory is located in the multi-disciplinary Neuroscience Research Center just outside of Washington D.C. on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Our group utilizes the zebrafish system to study the auditory and vestibular system. We use this model to understand how sensory system forms, function and are maintained in vivo. This position will apply imaging approaches to investigate the functional and morphological resilience of this sensory system. Our laboratory is home to Swept-field, Point-scan, Airyscan, and Light-sheet confocal microscopes. In addition, on the NIH campus we use numerous additional microscopes and technological cores.

View lab publications and website:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/1ZeFelsMi7kAk/bibliography/public/.

https://neuroscience.nih.gov/Faculty/Profile/katie-kindt.aspx.

Qualifications:

  • Have a PhD and/or MD in Neuroscience or related discipline;
  • Expertise or interest in electrophysiology, programing, advanced microscopy;
  • Motivation & enthusiasm.

To Apply:

If interested, please submit a C.V., bibliography, a brief description of research interests and career goals, and contact information of three references to - Katie Kindt: katie.kindt@nih.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Appointments and salary are commensurate with research experience and based on NIH guidelines.

HHS, NIH, and NIDCD are Equal Opportunity Employers. NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.