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Post-doctoral position in Genoa/Italy

12 February 2020

Post-doctoral position in Genoa/Italy

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Postdoctoral position in Molecular and Behavioral neuroscience
Application are invited for a post-doctoral position within the “Neuromodulation of Cortical and Subcortical Circuits” Research Line to study how synaptic neuromodulators are linked to epi(genomic) mechanisms relevant for the transition from goal-directed to habitual behavior, and the persistence of habit/repetitive behaviors in disease conditions (i.e. OCD, autism-spectrum disorders).

Applicants are expected to have proven experience in molecular biology and epigenetic investigation as well as proficiency in in-vivo pharmacology and brain stereotaxic surgeries.

Expertise in experimental paradigms to investigate cognitive functions in murine models (instrumental learning and decision making) will be a plus.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related disciplines, and good track-record of publications in international scientific journals, together with strong written and verbal English communication skills.

Foreigner applicants or Italian scientist working abroad are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, and the names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) of at least two referees and sent to quoting “Postdoctoral position in in Molecular and Behavioral neuroscience CB40054039” in the subject line.

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Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)
Neuromodulation of Cortical and Subcortical Circuits

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Raffaella Tonini
via Morego 30

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