post-doctoral position in behavioral teratology

Sherry Ferguson at nctr.fda.gov
Sun Nov 9 14:48:52 EST 1997


	A postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Sherry A. Ferguson 
in the Division of Neurotoxicology at the National Center for Toxicological 
Research (NCTR)/Food and Drug Administration in Jefferson, Arkansas is 
available.  The successful applicant will assist in ongoing rodent behavioral 
teratology projects (described below) as well as propose and conduct 
independent research on FDA-relevant compounds in the general area of 
neurobehavioral teratology. A background in microdialysis or the measurement of 
social behavior in rodents is desired but not necessary.  Ongoing projects 
include:  1) the neurobehavioral teratology of prenatal treatment with 
retinoids, 2) animal models of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder induced 
by developmental cerebellar stunting.  Areas of interest include the 
attenuation or exacerbation of neurobehavioral deficits by differential 
environments.  The initial appointment is for one year with a maximum of three 
years available.  Starting salary range is approximately $37,000.  Note that 
the laboratory location is in Jefferson, Arkansas, a small rural community 
approximately 35 miles south of Little Rock.  For application, contact Ms. 
Linda McCamant, ORISE, P.O. Box 117, Oak Ridge, TN 37831 (phone: 423-576-1089). 
 Send completed application to ORISE, but send copy of CV to Dr. Sherry 
Ferguson, HFT-130, NCTR, 3900 NCTR Road, Jefferson, AR  72079.  FDA is an equal 
opportunity employer.




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