Connecting European Neuroscience

Post-doctoral position in Kuopio/Finland

23 November 2019

Post-doctoral position in Kuopio/Finland

Job ID
25974
Place
Kuopio/Finland

Description

We are looking for a motivated candidate to target neuroinflammation as a therapeutic strategy using in vitro and in vivo models of Alzheimer’s disease and stroke. The chosen candidate will be based in the group of Associate Professor Tarja Malm (https://www.uef.fi/en/web/aivi/tarja-malm-group) funded by Horizon2020 and Academy of Finland.

You will join a very active and well-equipped group of neuroscientists studying various aspects of neuronal function and neuroinflammation in the context of different neurological diseases. We utilize murine in vitro and in vivo models as well as human induced pluripotent stem cell -based models. The candidate should have a PhD degree in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology or relevant discipline. Experience surgically induced models of ischemic stroke and evaluation of the functional outcomes is expected. Enthusiasm and commitment will need to be coupled to attention to details and adherence to good laboratory techniques. Good knowledge of written and spoken English is essential. An ideal candidate must have a high degree of independent thought and initiative. The applicant needs to have recommendation from two previous and recent supervisors / PIs.

Job Information

Closing date:
2019-12-05
Employment start date:
2020-01-01
Contract length:
Fixed term for 2 years
Institution:
University of Eastern Finland
Department:
A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Contact Information

Tarja Malm
Neulaniementie 2
70211 Kuopio
Finland

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