The John B. Pierce Laboratory


The John B. Pierce Laboratory is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.

Gut-brain neurophysiology

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Guillaume de Lartigue at the John B. Pierce Laboratory, a nonprofit research institute affiliated with Yale University. The post-doctoral candidate will be mapping gut-brain circuits and determining the function of these circuits in controlling feeding behavior. The project will involve viral tracing, in vivo calcium imaging, and behavioral tasks.

Job requirements

  1. A PhD with strong experience with in vivo calcium imaging, confocal microscopy, and intracranial stereotactic injection is essential.
  2. Solid background in neuroanatomy is highly desired.
  3. The ideal candidate should have experience conducting behavioral work in rodents.
  4. Excellent verbal and writing skills in English are essential.

The John B. Pierce Laboratory offers a competitive salary, excellent health insurance, and other benefits.

Please send application with C.V., contact information for three references, and statement of interests to  Desired start date is as soon as possible.

We do not sponsor employment-based visas for this position.  We only consider applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S.