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Post-doctoral position in Lyon/France

17 October 2018

Post-doctoral position in Lyon/France

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A post-doctoral position starting January-February 2019, is available at the Stem Cell and Brain Research Institute, INSERM U1208 in the team “Chronobiology and Affective Disorders” (Bron, France).
Our research’s theme aimed at understanding how vision adapts to the day/night cycle and investigates molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the circadian clock system located in the retina of rodents. The project will examine how this local circadian clock is synchronized daily to the light/dark cycle and the relative contributions of the different retinal photoreceptors in this process. It will involve a multidisciplinary approach, using various transgenic mouse lines and including following techniques: immunohistochemistry, qPCR, laser capture microscopy, in vitro bioluminescence (classical or microscopy-coupled), DREADD technology.

Eligible candidates must have obtained their PhD within the last three years. The candidate should be motivated, independent and have a solid expertise in neuroscience/circadian rhythms/retinal biology and training in cell/explant culture and molecular biology. Full qualification for working on animals will be appreciated. The position is initially to 24 months; prolongation for up to 30 months is possible.

Salary: 2,100 euros/month.

Interested candidates should apply by sending a CV, a brief outline of current research, scientific interests, as well as the name and contact details of at least two academic references

Employment start date: beginning 2019 (January-February)

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Contract length:
24-30 months
Stem Cell and Brain Research Institute, INSERM U1208
Chronobiology and Afffective Disorders

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Dr. Ouria Dkhissi-Benyahya
Stem Cell and Brain Research Institute, INSERM U1208
18 avenue du Doyen Lépine, 69500 BRON, FRANCE

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