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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Postdoctoral Fellow

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Position Description

The Ölveczky ( and Uchida ( labs at Harvard University are seeking a postdoc to join a collaborative team probing social interactions in rats and the role of dopamine in regulating these in both normal individuals and in genetic models of autism. The project will combine sophisticated machine learning-based behavioral tracking with photometric measurements of dopamine in different parts of the striatum of freely behaving animals. The position is fully funded, and interested applicants should contact either Dr Ölveczky or Uchida, with a CV and statement of purpose.

Basic Qualifications

A successful applicant would have:

• Ph.D. in neurobiology or related field

• A solid track record of scientific publications and international conference presentations

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter outlining your interests and suitability for the position

  2. Curriculum vitae

  3. Up to three examples of published papers

  4. Names and contact information of 3 references.

    Contact Information

Professor Bence Ölveczky

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5


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