Job ID: 81823

ERC-funded Post-doctoral position in behavioural neuroscience

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 9 September 2022

Employment Start Date: 1 November 2022

Contract Length: 2 years

City: Nouzilly-Tours

Country: France

Institution: INRAE/CNRS

Department: behaviour


We are seeking for a post-doctoral researcher to identify the molecular substrates underlying OXTR-mediated behaviours. All technologies are already implemented in the lab.

The position is for a minimal period of two years (gross salary 3530 à 4803€ monthly on Marie Curie Scales depending on experience). The researcher will be assisted all along the project by two research technician and will join the highly dynamic team of the ERC starting project therautism (2 PhD students, two postdocs, two technicians and three researchers).

Our  joint research unit between the CNRS, INRAE, and the University of Tours, is located in the Loire Valley (South of Paris). We have strong expertise in social behavior with unique animal models and facilities of more than 10 animal species. The researcher will also benefit from the pluridisciplinary expertise (e.g. omics, bioinformatics, system biology, pharmacology, in vivo) of our research team.


Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Behavioral neuroscience and not have spent tmore than 6 months in France. Experience in IHC/anatomy in multiple models and stereotaxic injection would be a plus. Relevant animal licenses are mandatory.