The preclinical Division of Behavioral Biology at the Johns Hopkins University has openings for postdoctoral fellows interested in joining a productive research program with excellent resources and working in a setting where there is potential to develop an independent research career. Fellows will have the opportunity for a co-mentored fellowship experience on multiple research projects with Drs. Elise Weerts and Catherine Davis. Current research is focused on the behavioral pharmacology of cannabinoids, opioids, nicotine and alcohol and the CNS effects of radiation exposure. Our laboratories utilize behavioral and molecular techniques including:
Operant behavior models - drug self-administration, food-maintained behavior
Rodent e-cigarette vapor models
Intravenous and intragastric drug administration models
Contact: Please email Elise M. Weerts, Ph.D. (email@example.com) and Catherine M. Davis, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org) with current CV and list of 3 references. The university is committed to a culturally diverse academic environment and both women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
Ph.D. or equivalent degree. A broad range of backgrounds will be considered, including experimental psychology, neuroscience, biology, and pharmacology.
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