Postdoctoral Fellow - Webb/Ojemann Lab

Job ID 2023-50193
Area of Interest
Research & Development
Location Name
1920 Terry
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Limited Term
Child Health, Behavior & Devel
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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Postdoctoral Position available at the Center on Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children’s Research Institute (Seattle, Washington) in the lab of Dr. Sara Jane Webb PhD and Dr. Jeffrey Ojemann. The position is open for start date of July 1 – October 30, 2023.

The University of Washington & Seattle Children’s Research Institute bring together scientists from several different disciplines to translate research findings into action. Within our program of research, we are working collaboratively to identify neural signatures that can inform our understanding of the developing brain.


As a part of this postdoctoral position, the candidate will contribute to projects related to the use of intracranial EEG and stimulation (e.g., evoked potentials) for circuit mapping in child, youth, and adult populations; will be involved in developing projects to map motor and anxiety responsive circuitry and how they change with age; and advance therapeutic development to help guide clinical care decisions. The position will include a focus on both data acquisition and data analytics.


The position has a duration of 12 months with possibility of extension for up to 3 years. For more information about the labs, please see our websites and

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. with experience in intracranial EEG, bio-signal processing, neuroscience, or areas complementary to the aims of our research groups, and with an interest in epilepsy, developmental disabilities or mental health.


Duties will focus on training and monitoring of data acquisition, data processing and analysis, training and supervision of research assistants and interns, co-authoring or leading publications, and the dissemination of findings.


Required Education/Experience:
-Doctorate degree (PhD/DVM/MD) in specialty area from an accredited university training program
- Experience using basic research techniques of specialty area

Required Credentials:

- Previous experience conducting research in the pediatric arena
- Experience in protocol and manuscript development and in grant writing

- Experience in intracranial EEG, bio-signal processing, and neuroscience

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$31.48 - $38.72 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$65,500.00 - $80,537.00 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW

Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

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Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 


Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.


We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

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