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PhD position in Circadian Neurobiology

We are interested in recruiting a motivated candidate (Predoctoral researcher) to cover a research position at the Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience. More information at:

Summary Information

Profile for this position
The candidate will use confocal imaging and molecular biology techniques to understand how neurons and astrocytes talk to each other and control the time of the master circadian clock in the hypothalamus. The successful candidate will join a motivated and highly collaborative group and will benefit from access to frontline technical resources, under the supervision of the Principal Investigator of the project, Dr Mariana Astiz.
The laboratory offers a 1-year contract starting as soon as possible. It is expected that the successful candidate is able to attract his/her own fellowship from the Basque Government, UPV/EHU, FPU program or La Caixa Foundation.
  • High academic record (>8) to apply for regional, national and international calls
  • Master’s degree in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology or any related field
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Recommendable previous experience in imaging and molecular biology
Application deadline 07 Oct, 2022
Expected contract starting date 01 Nov, 2022

How to apply

Candidates should send a cover letter stating their willingness to take up the position and their CV (including the degree’s academic record) and if possible reference letters to Dr. Mariana Astiz indicating “PhD candidate_Surname” in the subject f the email before October 7th 2022.