Postdoctoral position in neurophysiology
Sort on published: 2017-09-21
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Work description: The project focuses on establishing a biologically relevant in vitro neuromuscular junction on an innovative microelectrode array chip as a model system for studying neuromuscular physiology and disorders.
Qualifications: To qualify for an employment as a post-doctor, the applicant must hold a doctor’s degree or a foreign qualification deemed equivalent to a doctorate. To be eligible for a position as postdoctoral researcher the applicant's Ph.D. degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application date; however, for example periods of sick leave or parental leave are deducted from the three-year period.
Criteria for ranking:
Essential skills are:
- Practical experience with primary cell culture, particularly muscle cells and neurons, as well as microscopy.
- An ability to work effectively, independently and a willingness to learn new skills and techniques.
- Strong English skills with a publication record in international, peer reviewed journals.
Highly desired skills are:
- Proficiency in programming using Matlab, python and strong familiarity with Linux.
- Strong skills in experimental design and interpretation, and scientific writing.
-Documented courses in experimental animal work (Felasa C or similar) as well as practical skills in electrophysiology are also highly valued.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Pay: Individual salary
Starting: 20171001 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position 2 years.
Working hours: 100 %
Information about this position can be given by
associate professor Anna Rostedt Punga, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: +46-18-6113433.
Welcome with your application in English no later than October 9 2017. UFV-PA 2017/2865.
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Placement: Department of Neuroscience
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/2865
Last application date: 2017-10-09