Open Positions


Postdoctoral Fellows

We seek a postdoctoral fellow to perform NIH-funded research on VTA cell-type specific circuits and motivated behavior using a variety of mouse transgenic, viral, optical recording and stimulation, electrophysiological, microscopy, tract tracing, and analytical techniques.

Position starts in early 2020 and funding is for 5 years.

Interested applicants should contact Dave. Please include your CV and information regarding three references.


Graduate Students

We seek highly motivated graduate students starting Fall 2020. Prospective students should apply to the Behavioral Neuroscience Program at the University of Colorado Boulder within the Psychology & Neuroscience Department


Professional Research Assistant

We seek a professional research assistant starting in early 2020. Interested parties should contact Dave.


Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students should contact Dave for information on available positions. Please include a brief statement on your interest in the lab, CV, and weekly calendar that includes courses and other commitments.

Students with computer science, engineering, and mathematics
backgrounds are especially encouraged.

Boettcher Scholars are also highly encouraged.


For all positions, women and underrepresented minority candidates
are especially encouraged to apply.