Research Associate, The Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Research Associate position available in the areas of in cardio-respiratory physiology and for studies funded by Galvani and the National Institute of Health. Successful candidates will have a PhD and at least 4 years in post-doctoral work with publications in systems biology and neuroscience.

The responsibilities for this position include designing and carrying out experiments in both chronic and acute animal preparations examine neuro-circuitry under the electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves. This project will allow the identification of the neural pathways activated and inhibited with electrical stimulation of the peripheral nerves. This position will work with animals. Conduct original research in identifying novel neural pathways with electrical stimulation. Coordinate collaborations locally, nationally and internationally. Present research results at national and international conferences. Write research papers and reviews.

 The Candidate will have technical skills in 1) in vivo anesthetized animal physiology experiments 2) neural signal processing, 3) animal survival surgeries 4) plethysmography 5) Immunohistochemistry, and 6) microscopy work

 Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to

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