Job ID: 54497

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 15 August 2021

Employment Start Date: 1 October 2021

Contract Length: 3 years

City: Helsinki

Country: Finland

Institution: University of Helsinki

Department: HiLife Neuroscience Center

Description:

The in vivo rodent electrophysiology and imaging unit in Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki is looking for

a SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

for a 3-year appointment, starting the earliest from October 2021.

The successful candidate is expected to have strong previous experience in in vivo neurophysiology, and in particular in the field of rodent brain imaging and/or electrophysiology. The selected candidate will perform research using the technologies and methods made available by the core and participate in maintaining and developing the activities the in vivo rodent imaging and electrophysiology research platform (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/infrastructures/helsinki-in-vivo-animal-imagi…), including user training. The core facility comprises of in vivo brain microscopy unit and platforms for in vivo electrophysiological recordings in both anesthetized and awake mice.

The research work will focus on the mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders and bridging findings from rodent models to human data. Previous research experience in rodent models as well as in vivo genetic and optogenetic manipulations in combination with in vivo electrophysiological or imaging techniques in considered as an advantage.

The qualification requirements include an applicable doctoral degree, excellent command of English as well as documented research skills (i.e. scientific publications) in the expected research field. Other requirements include the ability and motivation to pursue a scientific career, as demonstrated through publications or otherwise.

We offer an international, inspiring, and supportive research environment, along with excellent research facilities and in-house state-of-the-art technologies. NC hosts also other state-of-the-art infrastructures, including neuronal stem cell core and mouse behavioral phenotyping center. The members of NC also have an access to human brain imaging in the BioMag laboratory in the HUS Medical Imaging Centre and Aalto University facilities.

Applications are invited up to 15 August 2021 at 23:59 (EET).

For details please see :

https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/senior-postdoctoral-researcher-in-neurophysiology