[visionlist] Funded postdoc positions: Synaptic and network mechanisms of visual perception

Bilal Haider bilal.haider.yale at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 11:33:16 -05 2018

The Haider Lab in the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech
& Emory University seeks 1-2 highly motivated and skilled postdoctoral
fellows for a 3–5 year NIH funded project examining synaptic and network
mechanisms supporting visual perception.  The position is available
immediately and conforms to NIH standards for salary and benefits.

The project offers significant opportunity to use cutting-edge research
techniques in vivo during visual perception.  These include 1) neural
population recording with high-density silicon electrodes, 2) optogenetic
circuit manipulation,  and 3) whole-cell patch-clamp recording during

The ideal candidate has expertise in patch clamp or multi-electrode
electrophysiology in vitro or in vivo, and quantitative skill in data
acquisition and analysis (preferably with MATLAB). Candidates should have
excellent written and verbal communication skills, an inquisitive mindset,
and enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

The position is funded for up to 5 years, pending satisfactory performance
upon annual review. We are enthusiastic to form a diverse, international
research group. All candidates will be mentored for independent career

There is a strong, multidisciplinary concentration of labs focusing on
Neuroscience at GT & Emory. Atlanta is vibrant, green, diverse, and one of
the most affordable and livable major cities of the US.

Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of research goals,
expected date of availability, and names and contact information of three

Please email materials to bilal.haider at bme.gatech.edu

Further information and recent lab publications can be found at

Bilal Haider, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech & Emory University
313 Ferst Drive, Suite 3104
Atlanta, GA 30332

tel: +1 404 385 4935
fax: +1 404 385 5044
site: haider.gatech.edu
twitter: @haiderlab
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