Posting Information Position Title Postdoc Research Associate (Dickerson lab)

Vacancy ID PDS002930 Department Biology – 318200 Position Type Postdoctoral ScholarSalary Range $47,476 – Dependent on experience

Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE 1.0 Proposed Start Date Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months Posting Open Date 11/25/2020 Posting Close Date 12/15/2020 Open Until Filled No Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Summary

The Dickerson lab at UNC Chapel Hill invites applications for a postdoctoral research position focusing on flight control in the fruit fly, Drosophila. The successful candidate will employ state-of-the-art single and multiphoton calcium imaging to understand how behaviorally relevant mechanosensory feedback is functionally organized. The project will make use of the latest imaging tools in intact, behaving animals as well as the powerful genetic techniques available in Drosophila. For more details, please visit our website, https: // www.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in biology, neuroscience, or other related fields

Qualifications and Experience

Qualified applicants will have experience with imaging or quantitative behavior, programming (preferable Python or Matlab), and strong quantitative skills. An appreciation for integrative approaches to understanding neural circuits and behavior is strongly encouraged. No prior experience with Drosophila is necessary.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Special Instructions

Applicants should include a CV, contact information for three references, and a short statement of research interests.

Please direct all questions to Brad Dickerson (

For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here

Quick Link https:// Special Physical and Mental RequirementsDepartment Contact Name and Title Bradley Dickerson, Assistant Professor

Department Contact Telephone or Email Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.Applicant Documents

Required DocumentsCurriculum Vitae / ResumeList of References

Optional DocumentsDegree TranscriptsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().Do you have a PhD?YesNoWhat discipline is your PhD in?

(Open Ended Question)If you do not have your PhD degree in hand, on what date do you expect to receive it?

(Open Ended Question)


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