Research Scientist - Department of Neuroscience

The position within the laboratory will be responsible for planning and execution of experiments in close collaboration with the Principal Investigator and will have the goal of working towards an independent PI or co-Investigator role on research grant proposals. The qualified candidate will perform a project related to studying the mechanisms of synaptic formation, neurotransmission, and synaptic plasticity, and subsequently potential therapeutic strategies for psychiatric disorders and neurological disorders. The selected candidate will be expected to generate hypothesis, design experiments, interpret data, prepare manuscripts for publication, and present discoveries at departmental seminars and scientific meetings. The candidate will also participate in preparation of research proposals and collaborate with other Principal Investigators within and outside of CWRU. The position will require the incumbent to perform tasks in an organized manner, work accurately, meet deadlines, and employ excellent problem-solving skills.


For consideration email CV to Narlene Sumpter,