The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate for the position of: Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Neuroscience
A highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow is sought to carry out research in the laboratory of Dr. Tomasz J. Prószyński at Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland.
The Prószyński Lab conducts multidisciplinary research that focuses on the understanding and identifying of molecular mechanisms that malfunction in various neurological diseases in the central and the peripheral nervous systems. Our laboratory studies the processes underlying developmental remodeling of the neuromuscular synapses and aims to identify novel postsynaptic proteins that could contribute to congenital muscular dystrophies. We are also interested in molecular mechanisms that regulate neuronal organization and animal behavior. Better understanding of these processes may provide clues to the pathological mechanisms in certain human neurological and psychiatric disorders, particularly those involving stress, fear, and appetite. The lab is using cutting edge technologies and wide spectrum of techniques such as mass spectrometry, conditional ablation of target genes, and complex biochemistry. Please see our latest articles:
PLoS Biol. 2019 May 1;17(5):e3000253
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Apr 23;116(17):8397-8402
EBioMedicine. 2019 Feb;40:717-732
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2018 Jan;1412(1):62-72
You will be responsible for conducting your own projects. The successful candidate will be an individual who is enthusiastic about science and is capable of independent thinking. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team are absolutely required for this position.
- PhD in molecular and cell biology or molecular neuroscience
- Good knowledge of English
- Good publishing record
- Experience in neuroscience
- Experience using molecular techniques
- Experience using immunohistochemistry
- Experience in biochemistry
- Experience in working with animal models
Competitive salary and benefits will be provided and the positions are available immediately. To apply please send your CV, a cover letter describing your research experience and interests, and contact information to two references.
The deadline for application is June 23th
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