Post-Doctoral Positions in Drug Abuse/Pain Research at the University of Michigan


We are currently seeking Post-Doctoral Fellows with experience in preclinical and cellular models of drug abuse and/or pain. Ongoing projects are related to the understanding of substance abuse, the development of medications the management of opiate and/or cocaine abuse and pain. The selected candidates may be eligible to join  our NIH  training grant on the Biology of Drug Abuse (seehttps://sites.google.com/umich.edu/bda/home).

Candidates should have strong communication skills and technical expertise, with a focus on either in vitro (e.g., cell signaling, immunohistochemistry, electrophysiology) or in vivo (e.g., self-administration or pain models, circuitry analysis) methods. An ability to integrate in vivo and in vitro findings will be an advantage. Applicants should have completed (or be about to complete) an MD or Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., biochemistry, pharmacology, neuroscience, biological psychology, physiology etc.) and must be US citizens or permanent residents of the USA.

Positions are available starting late summer/early fall. For more information contact John Traynor (jtraynor@umich.edu) or Emily Jutkiewicz (ejutkiew@umich.edu) or speak to Emily or John at the INRC meeting.

To apply, e-mail an up-to-date CV with the names of 3 referees to jtraynor@umich.edu.