Two PhD positions: Tailored behavioural interventions to stimulate energy efficiency in residential homes
3 dagen geleden - VU - Amsterdam
The project aims to develop and apply live imaging of organelles and activity-dependent changes in axons. Using acute brain slices and viral techniques the …
The project aims to develop and apply live imaging of organelles and activity-dependent changes in axons. Using acute brain slices and viral techniques the candidate will combine optical and electrical recordings from single axons to address fundamental questions about the multifarious functions of the myelin sheath.
We are looking for candidates with a Ph.D. in neuroscience or related relevant fields and a strong motivation to explore cellular questions. The candidate has demonstrated experience with in vitro or in vivo cellular electrophysiology and/or imaging expertise in neurons or glia. Experience with the use and design of viral constructs will be an advantage. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with good communication skills, an outstanding proficiency in English and demonstrated writing skills such as a first-author paper in (a) high-quality journal(s). Candidates whom are competitive for NWO or EU funding schemes are preferred.
The position is funded by a NWO-Vici grant and the salary will be commensurate with experience and institutional guidelines based on the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities; CAO NU) in scale 10. The monthly salary is €2.984,- to €4.084,- before taxes (full-time, 1.0 fte). A 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% year-end bonus are excluded. We offer an extensive package of fringe benefits.The position is full time (1.0 fte) for a period of three years in total. The initial appointment is for one year and, after a good evaluation, the appointment will be extended for another two years. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity in society in terms of, among other things, age, sex, sexual orientation and cultural background.
Candidates for this position will be recruited both internally and externally simultaneously, with preferred candidates of the Academy having priority during the selection.
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