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Peripheral Neurobiology Lab

The Saloman Laboratory is always seeking medical researchers that have demonstrated interest and adequate preparation to address important questions in the neurobiology of pain and cancer as well as how neuro-immune communication shapes the peripheral microenvironment. We us a variety of cellular and molecular methods as well as anatomical, behavioral, optogenetic, calcium imaging, and flow cytometry.

Academic Positions

Graduate students
Prospective graduate students can rotate in the lab after admission to either the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh CNUPMSTP, or BMP graduate programs. If you are interested in the lab before or after admission, please email me.

Postdocs or Senior Scientists
Postdoctoral candidates should email me with a CV, cover letter summarizing their graduate work and describing their future interests and three references.

Undergraduates
All undergraduate students are welcomed to send their CV/resume and a statement of interest.

To apply please send a Cover Letter that briefly details career goals and prior research experience, CV/resume, and three references.

Staff or temporary positions (Posted January 2021)

Research Technician
Skills in performing primary sensory neuron culture, tumor cell culture, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, or common immune oncology techniques preferred. Candidate should apply through join.pitt.edu.

Mouse specialist
The Saloman Lab is currently seeking a technician skilled in performing common behavior assays including von Frey, Hargreaves, and Place Preference. Experience with minor procedures including injections and blood collection considered a bonus.

If you are interested in these positions or want more information, please send CV/resume to Dr. Saloman jls354@pitt.edu.