Job Posting: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Arizona

Kate Stuart
June 4, 2014

NIH Funded Postdoctoral Position

The laboratory of Dr. Anderson at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix invites applications for multiple postdoctoral positions to study migraine pathophysiology.  The postdoctoral fellowships are funded by a recently awarded R01 from the NINDS and may be supported for up to 5 years.  On-going research in the laboratory is focused on the emerging role neurosteroids and hormones play in regulating the circuitry of the brain and migraine.  We use a combination of cutting edge techniques including electrophysiology, imaging, optogenetic, laser scanning photostimulation and mouse genetics in these studies.

The Anderson Lab is part of the Basic Medical Sciences Department at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.  The Department of Basic Medical Sciences is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of scientists and is located in a new state-of-the-art research building with excellent core facilities.  The College of Medicine-Phoenix is a catalyst for academic excellence and economic growth in the region.  The environment fosters collaborations with institutions such as Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and St. Joseph's Hospital/Barrow Neurological Institute and the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale.

We seek highly motivated candidates with (or near completion) of a PhD with a strong background and interest in neuroscience.  Successful candidates will join into a highly collaborative and innovative laboratory environment.  Application material should include curriculum vitae, a brief description of research experience and interests, and the name of three individuals who may be contacted for recommendations.  To apply please go to, Job Number 55220.

Informal inquiries may be directed to Dr. Trent Anderson