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Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY, United States (on-site)
10 days ago
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York, United States (on-site)
10 days ago


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Epilepsy Research

Postdoctoral research positions are available in the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology, Laboratory of Developmental Epilepsy of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in the laboratory of Dr Aristea Galanopoulou. Our laboratory has special interest in epileptogenesis through the lifespan and developing better treatments for epilepsies and comorbidities. The position is for a research project on post-traumatic epilepsy and will involve use of rodent model of post-traumatic epilepsy, behavioral tests, survival surgeries, histology, electrophysiology methods, and other assays for protein or gene expression. The ongoing projects in the lab utilize various techniques including stereotactic surgeries, video-EEG recording and analysis, electrochemical assays, behavioral studies, histological evaluation, molecular biology, in vitro and in vivo electrophysiology studies.  Special consideration will be given to applicants with prior experience in the above techniques and methods, a strong training background in epilepsy research or electrophysiology or neuroscience, and who are highly motivated to contribute to this research area.

The position provides salary with full fringe benefits and possibility to have access to the post-doctoral housing facilities of our school. Applicants should have a PhD, MD or MD PhD degree. Prior research experience in any of the above areas is preferred.

To apply please provide a CV, statement of interests and career goals and contact information for 3 referees who can provide reference letters. Application materials can be sent to:

Aristea S. Galanopoulou MD PhD


Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Isabelle Rapin Division of Child Neurology

Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1410 Pelham Parkway South

Kennedy Center Rm 306

Bronx NY USA

Tel: 718-430-3791

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


MD or PhD or MD, PhD degree.

Fluency in English.

The position will entail survival surgeries in rodents, video-EEG experiments, handling and behavioral studies in rodents, histology and data analyses.

Prior experience with preclinical epilepsy or traumatic brain injury research and the above methods is desirable although not required.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65749900
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Bronx, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Postdoctoral fellowship
  • Company Name For Job: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Area(s) of Interest: College / University
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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