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Staff Scientist (Oviedo Lab)


The Oviedo lab is conducting groundbreaking research on the development of the brain’s communication centers and how they are impacted by neuropsychiatric disorders.

Assistant Professor Position in Magnetic Resonance Imaging


The Department of Neuroscience and the Department of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine is currently recruiting an outstanding collaborative investigator in the field of magnetic resonance imaging in animals.

Postdoctoral research associate (Cavalli Lab)


This individual will work in the Cavalli Lab on projects aimed at understanding the multicellular mechanisms regulating peripheral sensory neuron function and dysfunction in injury and disease, in small animal and human model systems.

Postdoctoral research associate (Hiratani Lab)


The Hiratani Laboratory seeks to uncover the fundamental principles underlying learning and computation in the brain from the interface between the brain and artificial intelligence.

Optical Engineer/Imaging Scientist (Postdoctoral Research Associate/Staff Scientist/Senior Scientist)


The successful applicant will design, build, and characterize innovative optical instruments for fluorescence microscopy applications in Dr. Yao Chen’s laboratory.

Postdoctoral Research Associate / Senior Scientist / Staff Scientist / Sr. Research Technician (Cavalli Lab)


The laboratory of Dr. Valeria Cavalli is seeking passionate scientists to join their team and contribute to our NIH-funded research projects on the multicellular mechanisms promoting axon regeneration in mouse and human models.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Padoa-Schioppa Lab)

Decision Neuroscience

Research in the Padoa-Schioppa Lab investigates the neuronal mechanisms of economic decisions in non-human primates and mice. We combine complex behavioral tasks, state-of-the-art neurophysiological techniques and computational approaches.

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Han Lab)

Neural Circuits and Behavior

The Han Lab is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on learning and memory in the hippocampus.