15/11/2019

Postdoctoral position

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat de Barcelona
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Neurosciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/12/2019 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

We are offering a 1+2 years postdoctoral research contract to work in a multidisciplinary research project that combines behavioural neuroscience with neuroengineering, and that has been awarded under a FET-Open EU program. The project is lead by Dr. Mercè Masana, an Assistant Professor who is the PI together with Professor Jordi Alberch in the research group “Neuronal Plasticity and neurodegenerative disease” (Biomedical Sciences Department, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Barcelona;

http://www.neurociencies.ub.edu/jordi-alberch-vie/).

The contracted person will be involved in the development of novel non-invasive light-induced in vivo stimulation and monitoring techniques with the aim to modulate specific brain circuits to ameliorate motor and cognitive symptoms in neurodegenerative disorders (Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s Disease).

Acronym

NEUROPA

FBG project number

FBG88068

Project title

Non-invasive dynamic neural control by laser-based technology

IP

Mercè Masana

Department

Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Barcelona

 

Gross salary per year

Depending on candidates qualifications and experience

 

Required documents

Application letter, Curriculum vitae, minimum 2 reference letters.

Send your application to:

email

mmasana@ub.edu

Name

Mercè Masana

email subject

NEUROPA Postdoctoral position

 

More Information

Selection process

Eligible candidates will be first interviewed by teleconference, and finalists will be invited to Barcelona for a face-to-face interview.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Neurosciences: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with a PhD in Neuroscience or similar and with high interest or experience in mouse models, brain circuits, stereotaxic surgery and mice behavior. The candidate should be eager to design and conduct independent experimental research in rodents, involving drugs and AAV treatments, brain surgeries, optogenetics and behavior and to collaborate with photonics and bioengineering researchers. Knowledge on Matlab, Phyton or similar is desired. An excellent level of English is also required.

As a postdoctoral researcher we aim for a motivated person, proactive and flexible and with ability to work in a team. Part of the work will involve support in administrative tasks related to the project, such as reports.

Specific Requirements

CV, a brief description of the academic profile, motivation, expertise and interests, and two recommendation letters.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat de Barcelona
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
08036
Casanova

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EURAXESS offer ID: 463794

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