Connecting European Neuroscience

Professor in Quebec City/Canada

15 May 2019

Professor in Quebec City/Canada

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Quebec City/Canada


The Centre de recherche du CHU (CRCHU) de Québec – Université Laval is one of the largest hospital-based research centers in Canada. It brings together more than 500 researchers grouped in 7 axes of fundamental and/or clinical research. The Neuroscience Axis is made up of 55 researchers, 30 of whom are fundamentalists and 25 are clinicians. This axis stands out by several poles of excellence, including neuroimmunology, neurodegenerative diseases and neurotrauma.
The recruitment is targeted in the field of Basic and Preclinical Neuroscience. The successful candidate will hold a full-time research position or clinical researcher. This person will develop a research program on neuroscience funded by external research organizations. Special attention will be given to research programs focusing on the study of opioid neuropharmacology. Research programs related to other fields of neuroscience will also be considered. The candidate will supervise graduate students enrolled in master's and doctoral programs in neuroscience, pharmaceutical sciences, molecular medicine or science and engineering.
Interested candidates must hold a PhD or a MD degree and have completed a postdoctoral training in neuroscience or other relevant discipline. He/She must exhibit excellent research skills, as demonstrated by success in obtaining publication of articles in peer-reviewed journals. Candidates must be able to teach in French and work in a multidisciplinary team.
Expected date to start: by 13 January 2020 at the latest.
Promoting diversity, the Neurosciences Axis invites all qualified individuals to apply, particularly women, members of visible minorities/racialized groups, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities. Priority will be given to those with Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.
Submit by email a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a reference letter and summary of teaching and research interests before August 1, 2019

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Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval
Axe neurosciences

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Julia Hernandez-Rapp
Axe Neurosciences,
CRCHU de Québec-Université Laval,
2705, boulevard Laurier,
Québec (Qc), G1V 4G2,

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