Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Position in Neuroscience

Job Number: 75402

Location: Cincinnati, US

Job Description

The Fernandez Lab at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is currently seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join our team and contribute to cutting-edge research in neuroscience. The main goal of our research is on unraveling the mechanisms underlying light perception, development, and brain plasticity.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in neuroscience or a related field, who is enthusiastic about taking on exciting new projects. The ideal candidate will hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field and possess experience in using: 1) Precise tools for tracing neuronal circuits. 2) Techniques for measuring neuronal activity (such as fiber photometry, EEG, and optogenetics). 3) A good understanding of genetic mouse lines. 4) Experience in behavioral tests for assessing circadian, sleep, and affective responses in rodents.

We are a new lab in the Ophthalmology and Developmental Biology divisions at CCHMC that embraces and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our lab culture values teamwork, and we believe that collaborative efforts lead to the most efficient and impactful scientific discoveries. Situated adjacent to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, our campus provides access to a vibrant neuroscience community comprising over 60 basic research labs, as well as active graduate student and postdoctoral programs. Our lab actively collaborates with other research groups, fostering a rich collaborative environment for professional growth and scientific exploration.

If you are passionate about vision neuroscience and eager to contribute to advancing our understanding of the field, we encourage you to apply to join our team. To apply, please send an email detailing your background, scientific interests, and why you are interested in our lab. Additionally, please include contact information for three references. For more information about our lab, please visit our website at:

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We look forward to receiving your application and potentially welcoming you to our team!

Application Deadline: 2024-09-07


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