The Smith Lab @ UMN is currently seeking creative, talented, and highly motivated scientists interested in investigating the development and function of cortical circuits. We welcome applications from individuals with a broad range of expertise, including optical imaging, electrophysiology, computational neuroscience, molecular biology, and optical engineering.

Multiple fully funded positions are available.

Interested applicants should send a CV, a brief statement of research accomplishments and future interests, and the names of 3 references to

See our flyer here.


Graduate Students

The Smith Lab @ UMN accepts graduate students from the Graduate Program in Neuroscience, and is looking to add 1-2 students in the coming year. Students affiliated with other UMN programs should contact Gordon directly at

Research Technician

The Smith Lab @ UMN is looking for a highly motivated and well organized research technician to join the lab and assist with surgeries, experiments, and other lab activities. Please apply through the UMN Office of Human Resources.