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Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience

laboratory technician to study aggregation using in vitro and vivo models

Research Field: Neurosciences 
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Job Summary

We are seeking to appoint Research Assistant in neuro-glial cell biology to work on targeting aggregation at the Laboratory of aggregation and glial activation, headed by Dr Bengoa Vergniory.

Job Description

The Research Assistant will support the development and implementation of assays to study aggregation using in vitro and vivo models. This is an exciting collaborative opportunity to contribute to the discovery of novel drug targets for Parkinson’s, a major age-related neurodegenerative disease, at the interface between academic research and pharmaceutical target and drug discovery. The successful candidate will be exposed to cutting edge academic research in neuronal cell biology and will focus on translating biological findings into drug discovery projects.


One-year contract, the net monthly (12) salary is around 1250 euros. The position is funded under the current collaboration for a year, which may lead to further opportunities.

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience 
Country SPAIN 
City Bilbao 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Leioa 
State/Province Bizkaia 
Postal Code E-48940 
Street Science Park of the UPV/EHU, Sede Building 
Phone (+34) 946 018 135 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-09-05 
Application Deadline 2022-08-31 
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Additional Requirements


Desirable selection criteria:
- An understanding of cellular protein degradation systems and aggregation
- Analysis of neuronal phenotypes using light microscopy imaging
- Molecular and cell biology, protein biochemistry
We welcome applications from all ethnic backgrounds and career paths.

Specific Requirements

Selection criteria:
- Hold a BSc or MSc degree in neuroscience or cell/molecular biology or equivalent.
- Experience in vitro and vivo models
- Knowledge of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s
- The candidate will be highly motivated, with the capacity to think creatively and work across teams