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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Postdoctoral position in experimental and computational neurophysiology at the University of Michigan

Postdoctoral research position available in the laboratory of Dr. Anthony Hudetz in the Department of Anesthesiology, Center for Consciousness Science, University of Michigan Medical School.


The candidate will work on NIH-supported projects to understand the neurobiological basis of consciousness by investigating the neuronal mechanism of general anesthesia.  The research involves experimental electrophysiology in rodents using high-density microelectrode array recordings, incracerebral microstimulation, and optogenetic manipulation of neuronal activity.  Complex neuronal interactions are analyzed with multivariate mathematical models and information theory.  More detail in the lab website:

Required Qualifications*

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in neuroscience, physics, engineering or related field.

Desired Qualifications*

Background in systems neuroscience, electrophysiology or computational neuroscience and experience with MATLAB is desired. 

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.