Post Doc Fellow

Job Locations US-NY-Valhalla
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Temporary Full-Time
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NYMC is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy. The position is available in the El Ouaamari laboratory to investigate the role of the peripheral neurons in the regulation of systemic energy homeostasis. Self-driven, creative, resourceful and independent candidates with a PhD in neuroscience and/or endocrine physiology are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will develop a research project focused on understanding how peripheral neurons control glucose and lipid homeostasis with the long-term goal of identifying high-value biological data that can be harnessed to design neuromodulation-based strategies to counter diabetes and/or obesity. The successful candidate will contribute to the training of research assistants and graduate students and actively participate in lab and departmental meetings.


How to apply: Interested candidates should submit a complete CV, a summary of current and future research interests, and the contact information of three reference. 


  1. Perform in vitro and in vivo experiments in mouse models of diabetes and obesity.
  2. Analyze and interpret data.
  3. Publish in peer-reviewed journals.
  4. Train research assistant and graduate students.
  5. Actively participate in lab and departmental scientific meeting.
  6. Other duties as assigned


Education Requirement: 

  • PhD in neuroscience and/or endocrine physiology or related.

Prior Experience: 

  • The candidate must have prior experience in animal physiology, molecular biology, histology and imaging, and primary cell culture. Preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with in vitro and in vivo techniques for manipulating and monitoring neuronal activity. 

Minimum Salary

USD $44,179.20/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $55,224.00/Yr.


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