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Post-doctoral position in Aarhus/Denmark

15 April 2019

Post-doctoral position in Aarhus/Denmark

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Center for Proteins in Memory (PROMEMO) at the Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience (DANDRITE), Aarhus University, wants to fill a vacant position as postdoc in the Nykjaer Group.

The workplace address is Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 10, Aarhus, Denmark.
PROMEMO is a Danish National Research Foundation Center of Excellence and DANDRITE is the Danish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. PROMEMO focuses on circuits and proteins regulating memory. DANDRITE is an interdisciplinary research center that performs basic and translational research in the brain and peripheral nervous system.

The Postdoctoral researcher position is a full-time position with a fixed-term employment for three years effective from 1 August 2019 until 31 July 2022.

You will be employed with reference to the director of PROMEMO and DANDRITE Group leader Professor Anders Nykjaer at Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University.

Job responsibilities/duties:
The applicant will perform imaging of active synapses in transgenic mice and primary neuronal cells. Methods employed will include confocal and two-photon imaging of tissues and cells from transgenic mice, adenoviral mediated gene transfer, primary neuronal culture, and mouse behaviour.

Qualifications and Specific Competences:
Successful candidate is expected to have:
A PhD Degree in neuroscience or related subjects;
An excellent scientific track-record and strong skills in English;
Extensive experience with confocal imaging and data processing preferentially also with two-photon microscopy, of brain specimens;
Solid experience with primary neuronal cultures;
Experience with viral mediated gene transfer

Shortlisting will be used.
For further information, please contact Anders Nykjaer via email,

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Contract length:
Three years
Aarhus University
Biomedicine /Center for Proteins in Memory

Contact Information

Anders Nykjær
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 10
DK-8000 Aarhus C
+45 28992384

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