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Post-doctoral position in Innsbruck/Austria

15 October 2020

Post-doctoral position in Innsbruck/Austria

Job ID
27819
Place
Innsbruck/Austria

Description

We are looking for a highly motivated Postdoc to join the lab of Associate Prof. Rüdiger Schweigreiter at the Biocenter of Innsbruck Medical University.

We have recently established an experimental paradigm in the mouse for detecting and quantifying regenerative axon growth within synthetic nerve conduits (Fogli, B., Corthout, N., Kerstens, A. et al. Imaging axon regeneration within synthetic nerve conduits. Sci Rep 9, 10095 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-46579-w)

In a project funded by the FWF, we would like to employ this novel technique to identify treatment strategies that improve peripheral nerve regeneration.

The position is full-time and funded for 3 years starting February 15th, 2021.

YOUR PROFILE:

• PhD and/or MD or equivalent qualification
• Solid knowledge of statistics; proficiency with GraphPad Prism or SPSS
• Experience with handling mice and readiness to carry out animal experiments
• Readiness to tutor diploma students
• Self-driven personality with good organizational skills
• Lab animal certificate according to FELASA is a plus

WE OFFER:

• 3 years employment at Innsbruck Medical University. As the capital of Tyrol, Innsbruck is a vibrant, multi-national city located in the heart of the Alps. It is known for offering fantastic outdoors activities in close proximity to both Germany and Italy.
• Gross salary of EUR 3,889.50 according to the salary scheme of the FWF (https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs/)
• State-of-the-art facilities and international collaborations

Please send your application including CV, motivation letter, and contact details of 2 referees within a single PDF file to: ruediger.schweigreiter@i-med.ac.at

Job Information

Closing date:
2020-12-14
Employment start date:
2021-02-15
Contract length:
3 years
Institution:
Innsbruck Medical University
Department:
Biocenter

Contact Information

Rüdiger Schweigreiter, PhD
Innsbruck Medical University
Center for Chemistry and Biomedicine
Institute of Neurobiochemistry
Innrain 80
A-6020 Innsbruck
Phone
+43-(0)512-9003-70284
Email
ruediger.schweigreiter@i-med.ac.at

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