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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Scientist - Gulati Lab - Systems Neuroscience in Los Angeles, California

As a Postdoctoral Scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Tanuj Gulati, you will use a combination of systems neuroscience and neural engineering methods, as well as causal manipulation of networks (intact/ injured) sub-serving skilled motor behaviors. One of the immediate goals is to record from motor cortex and cerebellum together as rodents learn a reaching task. You will also participate in manuscript preparation, present data at conferences, and get an opportunity to mentor Research Associates, graduate students and research interns in the lab.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

•Designs and performs experiments, keeping appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results

•May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols

•Operates and maintains equipment and instruments

•Participation in laboratory meetings, keeping a lab notebook, performing calculations, tabulating data, summarizing methods and results of related experiments and general lab maintenance

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Educational Requirements:

  • Doctorate in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, or a related discipline


  • Experience in one or more of the following domains is highly preferred: Matlab/ Python Programming, Animal Training, Neurophysiology

  • Ability to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students

Additional Information:

  • Scheduling flexibility to include evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment is required

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.