Open positions

Postdocs and Students

We are always looking for motivated postdocs and students to join our projects (or to start new projects).

Research Assistants

Research Assistant I will be responsible for:

  • Experiments: In vitro and in vivo neuroscience experiments: experiments may include behavioral tests, brain dissection and sectioning, immunohistochemistry, microscopy/imaging, molecular biology, cell biology, and optogenetics.
  • Lab duty: Genotyping of mice by PCR, mouse colony management, preparation of general solutions, buffers, gels, etc.
  • Ordering and lab support: Order and maintain lab supplies, materials, and equipment. Unpack received orders and arrange returns of damaged or incorrect orders. Maintain a clean, safe and functional laboratory. Assist the PI in preparing reports, abstracts and publications of data.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of science with knowledge in neuroscience.
  • Some laboratory experience preferred, as well as experience with rodents and the above described experiments. Two year minimum commitment.

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Hisashi Umemori.