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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Assistant Professor in Theoretical/Computational Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine is interested in investigators with the passion to create knowledge, pursue bold visions, and challenge canonical thinking as we expand into our new 600,000 sq ft purpose-built neurosciences research building.

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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.