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Post-doctoral position in Monza/Italy

02 July 2020

Post-doctoral position in Monza/Italy

Job ID
27335
Place
Monza/Italy

Description

I'm looking for an experienced Neuropsychopharmacologist as leading scientist of a recently founded project entitled "DNA Methylation signature of KEtamine Response in the treatment of comorbid depression and anxiety (DNA-MaKER)".
The post-doctoral fellow will be the first responsible of behavioral and molecular experiments using the chronic mild stress rat model of depression. He/She will work together with one PhD student and eventually 1-2 undergraduate students.
The contract will be for 1 year, renewable for further 2 years.

Required:
- PhD in Neuroscience or Pharmacology
- 3-5 years of experience with stress-based animal models of psychopathologies on rats (experience with rats required)
- 3-5 years of experience with basic behavioral tests for depressive/anxious-like phenotype (forced swim test, open field, tail suspension, novelty suppressed feeding,...)
- 3-5 years of experience with Western blotting, qPCR, IHC
- precision, accuracy, reliability

Desirable:
- Master Degree in Pharmacy, CTF of Biotechnology
- Experience with Chronic Mild Stress
- PhD thesis on stress-based models of depression

Please send me by e-mail your CV, completed with full list of publications, meeting participation and technical experience.

Job Information

Closing date:
2020-10-31
Employment start date:
2021-01-01
Contract length:
1 + 2 years
Institution:
University of Milano-Bicocca
Department:
Department of Medicine and Surgery

Contact Information

Laura Musazzi
via Cadore 48
20900 Monza
Italy
Phone
+39 3389313452
Email
laura.musazzi@unimib.it

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