Graduate positions available (masters and PhD) in new faculty's lab in the Integrative Biology Department at Oklahoma State University.
*Funding available through TAships and summer funding provided through start up until grant funding is obtained.
*Research conducted in the lab focuses on Neuroscience and specifically sound localization processing in the brain of vertebrates. More narrowly, projects available exploring auditory hypersensitivity/binaural hearing in autism spectrum disorder and Fragile X Syndrome, comparative Biology of rodent and amphibian species.
*Techniques the lab uses include: anatomy/histology, in vivo physiology, behavior, data analytics, optogenetics, viral tracing, knock out mouse strains/genetic mouse strains.
Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
*Preferred skills for applicants:
1. willingness to learn and motivation to work hard (while keeping work/life balance and mental health),
2. coding experience (R, Python, Matlab),
3. wet lab/field experience, strong letters of reference
If based in the US could potentially start in Spring 2021. Else start date would likely be summer 2021/Fall 2021.
email statement of interest and CV to elizabeth.mccullagh at okstate.edu