Our dedicated faculty, staff and trainees have a passion for what they do. Join us and discover what makes the Department of Neuroscience exceptional.

Job openings

With 33 labs, the Department of Neuroscience is a dynamic hub of teaching and research on the brain and beyond, dedicated to supporting its staff, students and faculty in advancing their careers.

Featured positions

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Electrophysiologists — multiple positions

The laboratories of Linda Richards, PhD, Tom Franken, MD, PhD, and Yao Chen, PhD, are looking for passionate scientists with experience with either in vivo electrophysiology or patch clamp electrophysiology (recording and data analysis). Successful applicants will lead innovative experiments in which electrophysiology is a key method, analyze the data, and contribute to writing research papers and grant applications. We are committed to mentoring and offer a creative, thoughtful and collaborative scientific environment.

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Postdoctoral Research Associates

As we expand into a new, purpose-built neuroscience research building—one of the largest of its kind in the US—the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine offers exciting opportunities for postdoctoral training.

Some of the current opportunities for postdoctoral research include:

  • decision making
  • learning and memory
  • sensory processing
  • sleep
  • locomotion
  • neuromodulation
  • axon regeneration

Graduate rotations

Numerous labs are available to host rotating graduate students in the 2021-2022 school year.