Postdoctoral positions open at Washington University Center for the Study of Itch

One postdoctoral position will be available in Liu Lab. The lab employs mouse genetic tools combined with molecular, physiological and behavioral methods to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of chronic itch.  More information is available at Ph.D. in neuroscience or biology in a relevant field is required.  Expertise in molecular and cellular neuroscience and/or electrophysiological recording is desirable.   Successful candidate is expected to be self-motivated, hard working, and a critical thinker.  Please submit your letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the name and contact information of three references to Qin Liu (  


Outstanding and highly motivated candidates are invited to apply for postdoctoral fellow positions at Center for the Study of Itch (CSI) .  Candidates are expected to participate in innovative research programs focusing on molecular and neuronal mechanisms of itch sensation.  Candidates with the following experience/expertise are preferred:  using biochemical and molecular approaches to investigate GPCR signaling; using behavioral, electrophysiological and pharmacological approaches to study pain; using genetics and molecular biology to study neural circuits. Ideal candidate should have obtained his/her Ph.D. and/or M.D. within three years.  Please submit a curriculum vitae and three reference letters to Dr. Zhou-Feng Chen at, or Center for the Study of Itch, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, U.S.A.