Postdoc: Electrophysiology, Neural Dynamics

rbutera at modelI.ibb.gatech.edu rbutera at modelI.ibb.gatech.edu
Mon Jul 9 23:38:17 EST 2001

Postdoc: Electrophysiology, Neural Dynamics

The postdoc will be involved in experimental studies of mechanisms of spike
synchronization and central pattern generation in defined neural circuits
using "dynamic clamp" techniques. Position requires a PhD in neuroscience,
biophysics, physiology, biomedical engineering, or related disciplines.

REQUIRED: experience in conventional in vitro cellular electrophysiology
techniques (current clamp, voltage clamp, extracellular recording)

Helpfull skills:

- molluscan neurobiology (especially gastropods: Helisoma, Lymnaea, Aplysia)
- computer skills (esp Linux)
- invertebrate cell culturing
- exposure or experience in computational modeling

This is an ideal experience for a recent graduate who wants to learn
techniques integrating modeling and experimental approaches.  The candidate
will work in an exciting environment with close proximity to other research
groups with related work in neuromorphic VLSI and nonlinear dynamics applied
to neurobiology.  Salary is dependent on experience and on par with NIH
scales.  The position is for 2-4 years.

Interested individuals should respond by email to rbutera at ece.gatech.edu
with a CV and names of 3 references.  US Mail address: R. J. Butera, Lab for
Neuroengineering, IBB Room 3304, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta,
GA 30332-0363; email rbutera at ece.gatech.edu. Applications will be accepted
until position is filled. Georgia Tech is a EOE/Affirmative Action employer.

About the lab.

Dr. Butera's lab (http://www.neuro.gatech.edu/~rbutera) is part of the
Laboratory of Neuroengineering at Georgia Tech
(http://www.neuro.gatech.edu).  Atlanta GA has a vibrant Neuroscience
community, and members of our lab have collaborative efforts with other
faculty at Emory University (R Calabrese, D Jaeger, R Nichols) as well as
close proximity to Georgia State University.

Robert Butera, Assistant Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Laboratory for Neuroengineering
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332-0363 USA
--> http://www.neuro.gatech.edu/~rbutera

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