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Postdoctoral fellow in the Fan Lab at MIT

Lab description:
The Fan Lab (https://fanlab.mit.edu/) at MIT is seeking passionate, creative, and collaborative postdoctoral fellows to join our interdisciplinary team at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Our research focuses on developing and applying novel high-precision optical and molecular technologies to watch and perturb the brain in action. We leverage these cutting-edge technologies and integrate them with behavioral, molecular, and computational approaches to understand how the brain encodes, stores, and recalls information.
Job description:
We are seeking individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • microscopy and image analysis
  • systems neuroscience
  • physiology
  • protein engineering
  • optogenetics
Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, with a strong academic background and a proven publication record. We are committed to mentorship and support to help you reach your full potential as a scientist and to advance your career.
Starting date:
Contract is renewable on a yearly basis based on research performance and funding.
Place of work:
(Preferred) PhD in neuroscience, bioengineering, biophysics, or physical chemistry.
Determined based on MIT guidelines:
Twenty-four days of personal time off
Application documents:
  • CV
  • Cover letter describing past research work and future research goals
  • Contact information of three references
Interested candidates should email the documents to Dr. Fan.
Application deadline:
Selection Process:
Qualified applications will be scheduled for interviews.
Linlin Fan
Assistant Professor
The Picower Institute of Learning and Memory
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT