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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroscience and Behavior (#334)

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Staff in Neuroscience & Behavior
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The Program in Neuroscience and Behavior at Mount Holyoke College seeks applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow.  This NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jared Schwartzer, Mount Holyoke College, to initiate a program of research exploring the developmental and neuroimmunological consequences of maternal allergies/asthma on offspring autism-like behavioral deficits.


This is a full-time, 12-month benefitted position; postdoctoral fellows are hired for one year with the expectation of reappointment pending satisfactory performance, for up to a total of three years.


Applicants with a PhD in neuroscience, immunology, biopsychology, or related field, with previous experience in rodent handling, are encouraged to apply. Broad experience in behavioral assays, histology, molecular biology, or immunoassays are highly desirable. Candidates must be motivated to work closely with undergraduate students and collaborate with other labs. For more information visit:


Applications must be made online at by submitting the following: 1) cover letter including a description of current and future research interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on February 14, 2016 and remain open until the position is filled.  Please direct inquiries to Jared Schwartzer at


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