Below you will find our postings for technicians, graduate students & postdocs, as well as instructions for how to apply. Before you get to the ads, please take a minute to read the section below.

First, happy people do better science and make better colleagues. Of course everyone wants to be happy, but the nature of science, and scientific evaluation, sometimes makes this hard. I'll work with each lab member so that we can all maintain a sense of pride with our work in the lab, even when experiments or life don't go as planned. Second, one of the core values of the lab is an emphasis on teamwork. Cooperative work has the potential to make individual efforts more fruitful, scientific practice more rigorous, and our many hours spent in the lab more enjoyable. Teamwork in the lab translates to shared authorship, open sharing of our methods, data, and findings, attending summer courses and workshops, and other measures of active engagement with the broader scientific community. Third, teamwork is not incongruent with individual responsibility and career development. To this end, I'll work with each lab member to make sure they develop an individualized career path, network, and scientific reputation. Finally, the communication of our work to the public is a part of our responsibility as government-funded scientists. Engagements with the public (outreach) will be a routine part of our work in the lab. 

That's what I can offer. What I expect in return is a willingness to learn and be challenged, a willingness to give and specially to receive critical feedback, and a willingness to respect and champion other lab members. 

Relevant to potential graduate students: Graduate school in neuroscience is not a sure path to a professorship in neuroscience. You can do many other jobs that utilize your PhD, but it's important to understand the job landscape before you commit 5+ years of your one and only youth to a PhD.  Y ou should really take your time to consider what scientific questions you want to pursue, and what skills you want to gain. Your PhD thesis topic does not dictate the rest of your research career, but it will shape it. Recognize that you have as much to offer a lab (time and energy, creativity, contribution to lab culture) as a lab has to offer you (salary, mentoring, techniques training, critical thinking and problem solving). So choose a lab that will allow you to grow, scientifically and personally. To this end,  I will actively support all lab members in obtaining positions both within and outside academia. We will have several consultants from the non-academic sector to help interested students with career development.