Postdoctoral position(s) available in Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, NC, USA

Postdoctoral positions are available immediately in the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

The research areas include (1) neural mechanisms of pain and itch sensation, (2) pharmacological basis of therapeutics for analgesics and antipruritics, and (3) pharmacotherapy for opioid/substance abuse and dependence, in both rodents and monkeys.

The applicant will participate in ongoing nonhuman primate studies and s/he will have the opportunity to interact with renowned pharmacologists, neuroscientists, anesthesiologists, and molecular biologists in a vibrant multi-disciplinary research environment. Applicants (Ph.D. or M.D.) with experiences in animal surgical techniques and immunohistochemistry assays are preferred.

Interested applicants please send a C.V., a cover letter describing research interests and experience, and two letters of recommendation to Dr. M.C. (Holden) Ko (

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mei-Chuan (Holden) Ko, Ph.D.

Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
205 NRC, Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA

Phone: 336-713-5466/-5409   Fax: 336-713-8067