Connecting European Neuroscience

Post-doctoral position in Amsterdam/Netherlands

23 September 2020

Post-doctoral position in Amsterdam/Netherlands

Job ID
27748
Place
Amsterdam/Netherlands

Description

Neural Basis of Social Decision-Making in Rodents

The social brain lab (SBL, socialbrainlab.org) investigates empathy in rodents and humans. We look for a talented behavioural neuroscientist with a passion for social behaviour and rodent neuroscience to push our understanding of social decision-making in rodents. You would have the opportunity to develop complex rodent behavioural tasks, and work with experts in optogenetics and electrophysiology to decipher the circuitry responsible for social decision-making.

Desired skills and experience
• PhD in behavioral neuroscience or related fields.
• Experience with and affinity towards rodent behavior.
• Experience with and affinity towards stereotaxic surgeries in rodents.
• Highly motivated, energetic, detail orientated and capable to work and troubleshoot independently and collaboratively.
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
• At least one excellent publication in behavioral neuroscience

The SBL, led by Keysers and Gazzola combines human and animal experiments with last-generation imaging and neuro-modulatory techniques. It is at the NIN (www.nin.nl), the country’s leading fundamental neuroscience research institute providing a critical mass of experts in the most advanced neuroscience techniques, together with a dynamic multi-cultural environment. English is the working language and is extremely well spoken in the vibrant and international city of Amsterdam. The SBL (https://nin.nl/SBL) is highly diverse, with members from more than 8 nations (from South-America to India)

Monthly salary before taxes: € 3.217,- to € 4.402.-. Additional: 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% year-end bonus. We offer paid parental leave, flexible working hours, 30 days paid leave per year and help by finding a house.

Application: through (and only through) the online form at https://forms.gle/DqTzmB4xGRqQ8LQt7

For questions email applications@socialbrainlab.org

Job Information

Closing date:
2020-11-02
Contract length:
3 years (initial appointment for 1yr with extension for the remaining period pending an evaluation)
Institution:
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (KNAW)
Department:
Social Brain Lab

Contact Information

Christian Keysers
Meibergdreef 47, 1105BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone
0205661716
Email
c.keysers@nin.knaw.nl
Website
https:/nin.nl/sbl

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