Postdoctoral Position

 

We offer a postdoctoral contract to work on an Alzheimer’s disease research project funded by BrightFocus Foundation within the Neurovascular Research Group.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Education and qualifications:

-PhD degree in neurosciences, biochemistry or cell biology

Experience and knowledge:

-Background in Neurosciences. Previous experience in Alzheimer’s disease models will be positively considered.

-Strong background in molecular and cell biology.

-Experience on cognitive and behavioral experimental tests will be considered.

– Minimum of 3 publications as the first author in impact factor journals

-Strong sense of responsibility, motivation and social skills as key personal abilities.

Main responsibilities and duties:

-Working with animals: management of mouse colonies, drugs administration, sample processing, behavioural tests.

-Molecular and cell biology techniques.

-Experimental design, statistical analysis, results interpretation and manuscripts preparation.

 

Labour conditions:

-Full-time position (40h/week)

-Starting date: September 2017

-Length of the contract: 3 years

-Gross annual salary:   33.000 euros

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter with the reference” Postdoc BrightFocus” to natalia.corbeto@vhir.org)