Department of Neurosurgery Postdoctoral Fellow


Position Description

A postdoctoral research position is available at the University of California, Los Angeles Department of Neurosurgery in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel C. Lu.

Dr. Lu’s lab studies neural networks within the spinal cord and leverages this insight to develop interventions that recover motor function after spinal cord injury. Qualified candidates will have a strong background in the following areas: neurophysiology, molecular biology, genetic techniques, and mouse and rat surgery; or functional kinematic testing and data analysis; or a combination thereof. Expertise in electrophysiology of cultured central nervous system tissue is sought but not mandatory.


Applicants must have a PhD or MD or both. We are seeking an independent, motivated individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills.


Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing their past and future research interests and an academic Curriculum Vitae to Dr. Lu’s attention via email. Please include the names and contact information of three references.

Daniel C. Lu – MD, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery
University of California, Los Angeles
300 Stein Plaza, Ste. 536
Los Angeles, CA 90095-6901
(310) 267-2975