Postdoctoral Scholar – Dr. Wood

A research position is available immediately to study the molecular and epigenetic mechanisms underlying the formation, extinction, and reinstatement of drug-seeking behavior. The project aims to understand epigenetic mechanisms involved in aspects of persistence of drug-seeking. The candidate must have a recent Ph.D. in a neuroscience related field, experience with behavioral neuroscience experiments, and also preferable is experience in the field of addiction neuroscience and modern molecular biology (cell-type and circuit specific approaches). Funding is for minimum of 3 years with possibility of renewal depending on performance and funding. Please send CV, statement of interest, and the names and contact information of 3 references familiar with your academic and research skills to the following online recruitment URL:

Please cc. Prof. Marcelo Wood ( on any correspondence on this recruitment. Do not send letters of recommendation. Please use the subject line “Postdoc in Epigenetics of Addiction).

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