Connecting European Neuroscience

Post-doctoral position in Paris/France

12 March 2019

Post-doctoral position in Paris/France

Job ID
21738
Place
Paris/France

Description

A two-year post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr Brahim Nait Oumesmar (https://icm-institute.org/en/science-team), Brain and Spine Institute, Paris France. The lab has a special interest in cellular and molecular mechanisms of oligodendrocyte differentiation and regeneration in myelin diseases, such as multiple sclerosis. The post-doc project, linked with an international programme, aims to develop and validate new pharmacological targets in relevant models of multiple sclerosis.

The post-doc candidate would join a multi-disciplinary team developing advanced and innovative strategies on myelin biology and regeneration, in a stimulating scientific environment. Various academic courses and internal meetings will be also available for the further development of the post-doctoral fellow’s scientific career.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• We are seeking for a highly qualified and motivated candidate with a PhD in neurosciences and 1-2 years of research experience in oligodendrocyte/myelin biology
SKILLS:
• Excellent training in glial cell and myelin biology
• Good knowledge in experimental models of demyelination/remyelination and glial cell cultures
• Excellent expertise in the characterization of transgenic mouse models
• Good training in immunocyto/histo-chemistry
• Excellent training in advanced fluorescence imaging technics, image processing and data analysis
• Good knowledge in molecular biology
• Excellent spoken and written English is essential
• Evidence of scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals
ABILITY:
• Ability to work both as a collaborative team but also independently
• Excellent organizational skills and motivation
• Autonomy, sense of initiative
• Excellent communication skills

Applicants are invited to submit a full CV, a brief statement of research experience and interests and contact information for 2-3 potential referees, to Dr B. Nait Oumesmar.

Job Information

Employment start date:
2019-04-01
Contract length:
Two-years
Institution:
Brain and Spine Institute - ICM , Paris

Contact Information

NAIT OUMESMAR, Brahim
Brain and Spine Institute, ICM
Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière
47 Bd. de l'Hôpital
75013 Paris
Phone
+33157274124
Email
brahim.naitoumesmar@icm-institute.org

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