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PhD student or postdoctoral researcher in neuroscience - NIN-KNAW - Amsterdam Zuidoost

In vivo imaging and electrophysiology of developing cortical circuits Are you interested in how synaptic plasticity shapes the developing brain? Do you want …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Meibergdreef, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

In vivo imaging and electrophysiology of developing cortical circuits

Are you interested in how synaptic plasticity shapes the developing brain? Do you want to use state-of-the-art imaging and electrophysiological equipment to observe how neurons make functional networks and employ optogenetics to understand the mechanisms of brain wiring? Can you work in an international environment where you follow up on your ideas and still have the support of experts around you? Then this job may be for you.

Functie-eisen

  • PhD or master degree or equivalent in neuroscience.
  • Experience with live cell microscopy and/or patch-clamping, as well as programming are a plus.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English.

Conditions

Appointment
The position is for a period of 3 or 4 years in total for a postdoctoral researcher or PhD-student, respectively. The first appointment is for one year with an extension for the remaining period pending on an evaluation.

Salary
This will be commensurate with experience and institutional guidelines based on the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities; CAO NU) in scale 10. Full time monthly salary for a PhD student is € 2,325.- (1st year) / € 2,979.- (4th year) before taxes. The starting salary for a postdoctoral researcher depends on experience and ranges from € 3,123.- to € 3,514.- before taxes.  A 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% year-end bonus are excluded. We offer an extensive package of fringe benefits.

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