Job ID: 116459

Research Technician position in cortical inhibitory microcircuits

Position: Technician

Deadline: 30 September 2023

Employment Start Date: 1 October 2023

City: Paris

Country: France

Institution: ICM



The Bacci lab at Paris Brain Institute (Paris; ) has opened 1 Research Technician position.

The Project:
The objective is to provide technical support for our team in a project aimed to identify novel viral strategies to tag and
manipulate different cortical inhibitory neurons. We are looking for someone with relevant experience in mouse brain
surgery and microscopy.
The successful candidate will perform the following tasks: (1) Mouse brain surgeries (stereotaxic injections of viral
particles); (2) Immunohistochemistry to validate gene expression by viral delivery; (3) Acquisition of high-quality
microscopy data.

Your Profile:
• Completed studies as a BTA, MTA, or equivalent; or a bachelor’s degree in biological or biomedical sciences
• Fully licensed to perform experimental research in rodents (including surgery certification)
• Expertise in epifluorescence and/or confocal microscopy
• Good communication skills in English
• Ability to work in a team

What we offer:
• A 1-year contract with possibility of renewal in an international neuroscience research team
• High degree of autonomy with strong support from the Laboratory Manager and the Principal Investigators
• Training on simple data analysis techniques
• Flexible schedule
• A unique opportunity to boost your cv for future applications in international graduate schools.

Additional Information:
Our lab, headed by Alberto Bacci, offers a stimulating environment that values rigor, collaboration, close mentoring
and critical but positive thinking. Equal opportunities and diversity are important to us! All potential candidates are
equally welcome and encouraged to apply.

Please send your application, including letter of motivation, CV, and animal licenses as a single pdf document to and . Please provide the contact information of 2-3

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.