The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position with expertise in neuroscience or cognitive and behavioral sciences to join an interdisciplinary team of biologists and engineers for the development of novel technologies to screen for and explore cognitive and motor functions in Xenopus frog larvae models of Rett Syndrome and other human neurological diseases and to develop therapeutic interventions. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. or M.D. and have a proven record of high-quality publications in neuroscience, neurodevelopment, behavior and cognitive function analysis, and/or bioengineering fields. Strong interest in contributing to multidisciplinary teams with a translational focus is critical for this position. Expertise in analyzing complex datasets as well as knowledge of basic neuroscience concepts and techniques is a must. Experience with animal studies and therapeutic development would be beneficial but not necessary.
Applications should contain a complete resume, cover letter describing research interests and goals, full list of publications, copies of up to three relevant scientific papers, as well as the names and contact information of three references Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “COGNITIVE SCREENING”.