Early Stage Researcher in Pain Studies

Position available for an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) within the first four years of having obtained their undergraduate degree and not been awarded a doctoral degree. Candidate will receive research training and participate in MOLECULAR/CELLULAR PAIN RESEARCH at the Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research, Yale University School of Medicine, followed by secondment at several European institutions.

Excellent opportunity to study pathophysiology of ion channels, and participate in projects utilizing cell and molecular biology, ion channel biophysics, electrophysiology, molecular genetics, optical imaging in an international research environment that places high priority on training and collaboration. Position is funded by a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant from the European Training Networks (Project PAIN-NET) for a period of 24 months, starting November 1, 2017, which can be extended for an additional 12 months. Detailed description of the position can be found at

Applicant must not have resided or carried out work/research in the United States for more than 12 months in the past 3 years. Must hold an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience, Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry, or related field. Prior experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, electrophysiology, cell culture, stem cell biology a plus.

Send statement of interest, CV, and two letters of reference to Stephen G. Waxman, MD, PhD ( or Sulayman Dib-Hajj, PhD ( by April 30, 2017. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.