Submitted: 28 September 2022
Department: Anthropology
Institution: The George Washington University
Job type: Postdoc
Apply by: 30 November 2022
Application URL:

Applications are invited for a full-time position as a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Laboratory for Evolutionary Neuroscience in the Department of Anthropology at the George Washington University. The postdoctoral position will study molecular and cellular effects of acquired plasticity associated with language training in great ape brains.

This position is part of an NSF-funded project that involves collaboration between laboratories at Harvard University, The George Washington University, Emory University, and the MD Anderson Cancer Center. There will be opportunities for cross-training and interaction with an interdisciplinary research team across the project's laboratories representing neuroscientists, archaeologists, primatologists, geneticists, and animal behavior scientists.

We seek candidates who have experience with research techniques including neuroscience, bioinformatics, genetics, molecular biology, or histology. The minimum degree required for this position is a PhD.

Interested applicants should apply at in order to be considered for this position. Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following application materials to Prof. Chet Sherwood: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, and (3) names of three people who can be contacted for letters of reference.

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