A postdoctoral position is available in a lab that focuses on several lines of research including receptor dimerization, regulation of peptide biosynthesis and opiate addiction. Part of the research focus is to explore mechanisms underlying opiate and cannabinoid receptor activation using a combination of molecular biological, biochemical, cell biological, pharmacological and behavioral techniques. Some of the projects in the lab also use a combination of classic and modern techniques in molecular pharmacology to explore the novel pharmacology of receptor heterodimers, and/or cutting-edge neuroproteomic techniques to analyze morphine induced changes in the levels of synaptic proteins and neuropeptides.
Candidates should have a PhD degree in neuroscience, neurology, pharmacology, psychology or related field. Previous experience and interests similar to the lab's research focus is advantageous.