Postdoctoral position to study sleep and Alzheimer’s disease resilience at the Functional Epi-Genomics group of the Instituto de Neurociencias of Alicante, Spain

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 29 Feb 2024

15 Nov 2023
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante, CSIC-UMH
Department

Molecular Neurobiology and Neuropathology
Research Field

Biological sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Spain
Application Deadline

29 Feb 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Madrid)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

We are looking for a highly motivated a creative postdoctoral researcher to lead a project on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) resilience and sleep. The selected candidate will join the Functional Epi-Genomics group at the Instituto de Neurociencias (IN) of Alicante (Spain) and work in close collaboration with other groups as part of an international action funded by the Pasqual Maragall Foundation .

The project aims to characterize and causally determine the molecular underpinnings of sleep-modulation of AD resilience using a combination of mouse models and human samples, with state-of-the-art electrophysiology and behavioral techniques, and single-cell and spatial epi-genetic profiling and editing tools.


Requirements
Research Field
Biological sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD (awarded or soon to be awarded) in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology or any other related field. A strong background in mouse behavior and/or sleep is totally required. Previous experience in automated behavioral systems (e.g., touchscreen, Intellicage), electrophysiology, microscopy imaging, neuro-epigenetics and/or bioinformatics will be a plus but not essential. The position is intended for a maximum of 4 years starting as early as January 2024.

To apply, please contact us (email ) with your CV, a letter of motivation outlining your research interests and experience, your list of publications and 2-3 references (or letters of support).


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Additional Information
Additional comments

The IN is a joint center between the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the University Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH ) that enrolls over 50 laboratories with more than 350 people from 20 different nationalities with full access to state-of-the-art facilities and extensive training opportunities. It houses an International Neuroscience Master and PhD program with their own scholarships, frequently organizes thematic congresses and meetings, and holds regular seminars with national and international speakers, which constitutes a highly stimulating research environment in one of the most attractive places in Spain and Europe to work and live, Alicante .


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Instituto de Neurociencias
Country
Spain
State/Province
Alicante
City
Alicante
Postal Code
03550
Street
C/Santiago Ramón y Cajal, s/n
Geofield


Where to apply
E-mail

[email protected]

Contact
State/Province

Please select:
City

San Juan de Alicante
Website

http://in.umh.es/
Street

C/Santiago Ramón y Cajal, s/n
Postal Code

03550
Phone

+34965919552

STATUS: EXPIRED

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