Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Details

Open Until Filled
New Orleans

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Neurobiology of Alcohol Dependence, Stress & Pain

Position # 00037717


A postdoctoral position is available to investigate the neurobiological intersection of alcohol addiction, stress, and nociception. This position is available in the lab of Dr. Nicholas Gilpin at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in New Orleans. Research projects in the Gilpin lab use an integrative approach that combines behavioral testing, pharmacology, circuit-based approaches, slice electrophysiology, and anatomical, molecular biology, and biochemical techniques. The ideal candidate will have strong intrinsic motivation, strong letters of support, and experience in one or more of the above listed techniques. The successful candidate will be mentored toward research independence in his/her chosen area of specialization. Individuals holding or near completion (within six months) of a Ph.D. or equivalent degree are eligible. The applicant will work in a highly collaborative environment located within the heart of New Orleans and receive an NIH-level stipend.


Individuals holding or near completion (within six months) of a Ph.D. or equivalent degree are eligible. 


 LSUHSC School of Medicine in New Orleans encourages women and minority candidates to submit applications for this position.

Apply online by submitting a letter indicating career goals, CV and names of three references as a single PDF file .

Inquiries regarding this opportunity should be directed to Dr. Nicholas Gilpin at

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled


 LSU Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans