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Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience

Postdoctoral position in systems neuroscience towards genetic MRI (IKUR)

Research Field: Neurosciences 
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Job Summary

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.

Job Description

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 3 years. The performance of the project and the project's team is subject to evaluation, if the results do not comply with the expected impact, the duration could be reduced. 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:

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Biscay 
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 2023-06-01 
Application Deadline 2023-04-30 
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Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

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).