Two positions are available to study the function and signaling mechanisms of cholinergic systems that play fundamental roles in the control of synaptic plasticity and memory formation. We are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and instruments to carry out cutting edge research. Experience in cellular and molecular techniques, electrophysiology and imaging, or rodent stereotaxic surgery and behavior would be advantageous.

The Department of Neurobiology and Behavior ( provides an excellent environment for intellectual growth and collaboration. Qualified candidates should submit curriculum vitae, a statement of research experience and interests, and names and contact information for three references to the following on-line recruitment:

For more information about this position contact Dr. Sumikawa at:

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