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Postdoctoral position in systems neuroscience towards genetic MRI (IKUR)

The Laboratory of Brain Circuits Therapeutics is seeking for one postdoctoral researcher (R2, R3) in systems neuroscience towards genetic Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The major research responsibility of the postdoctoral fellow will be gene expression and iron content determination in fixed brain slices using different methods in collaboration with experts in the field. The selection process will be opened until covered. Regardless the application and envisaged starting dates, the position can be filled before the deadline, if a suitable candidate is selected.

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The selected candidate will be required to work with colleagues on magnetic resonance imaging in CIC biomaGUNE for data acquisition and analysis, this requires commuting from the headquarters of ACHUCARRO in Leioa, to CIC biomaGUNE (Donostia - San Sebastian) periodically. The candidate should be skilled in both animal experimentation and data analysis routines.
This contract will be funded by the IKUR Strategy (Project IA-GEMI) of the Basque Government and has a duration of 2 years. The gross annual salary will be 33.400 euros. Candidates that have not worked/lived in our territory for more than 5 years can opt to a special tax regime than can increase the net salary: https://www.investinbiscay.com/en/bizkaia-tax-breaks.  
We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with ample experience in synthetic biology, that ideally already has the qualification for animal experimentation ("B" and "C" certifications).
Application deadline 31 May, 2023
Expected contract starting date 01 Jun, 2023

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to Dr. Mazahir T. Hasan and sent via email (Subject "IKUR POSTDOC SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE") in one single PDF to mazahir.hasan@achucarro.org before the deadline with:
  • a cover letter highlighting their interest in the position.
  • abridged curriculum vitae.
  • a short description of previous research (1-2 Pages).
  • the names and contact addresses (e-mail) of two academic referees.