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All Post-Doc inquiries should be made in writing and addressed to:

Dr. Mark F. Bear, Ph.D.
c/o Nina Palisano
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
43 Vassar Street, MIT 46-3301
Cambridge, MA 02139

Please include 3 letters of reference.

To inquire about other jobs in the Bear Lab, email us.

To check for current UROP positions, go to

Bear lab policy for UROP/ undergraduate study:

All interested undergraduates will

    a) provide an updated CV or resume

    b) provide a 1 page letter describing:
        • their area(s) of interest and knowledge in neuroscience
        • statement about how the applicant expects to benefit from working in the Bear lab
          and/or what the applicant hopes to contribute to the Bear lab

    c) provide a letter(s) of recommendation from a professor or senior professional if requested

    d) provide a copy of academic transcripts if requested

Applicants are expected to commit to a minimum of 2-3 semesters in the lab,
and are expected to attend weekly lab meetings, schedule permitting.