Postdoc to study the neurobiology of opioid receptors at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Pradhan Lab in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), seeks an outstanding Postdoctoral Research Associate to study the neurobiology of opioid receptors. This is a full-time, NIH funded position for a period of 2-3 years. The successful candidate will investigate the role of opioid receptors in chronic migraine and other pain disorders; and will use state of the art genomic and proteomic approaches, bioinformatics and animal behavioral models.

Applicants with expertise in pain or addiction biology, animal behavioral testing, and ex vivo tissue analysis; along with a track record of publication are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have a recent PhD in biomedical sciences. Interested candidates should send an updated CV/resume and contact information for 3 references to Amynah Pradhan;  

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.