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PhD-student in neurogenomics/neuroinformatics

As a PhD student your main tasks and responsibilities are: Localization analyses and functional studies of synaptic proteins using living neurons and brain …

27 dagen geleden

Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
40 - 40 uur
Salarisindicatie:
€ 2325 - € 2972 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

As a PhD student your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Localization analyses and functional studies of synaptic proteins using living neurons and brain tissue
  • Integration of synapse data from the SynGO consortium
  • Development of new analysis and presentation tools and in silico analyses of synaptic genes
  • Add content to SynGO knowledgebase and guide researchers in the field to do so
  • Publish analyses in the best peer-reviewed journals and provide progress reports to funding sources

Functie-eisen

We are looking for a student with the following qualifications

  • A master degree in biomedical sciences with neuroscience specialisation
  • Hands-on experience with cellular neuroscience, especially synapse biology is an advantage
  • Hands-on experience with bioinformatics (preferably R). web design experience is an advantage
  • Excellent organising skills (communication with SynGO consortium)
  • A strong motivation to pursue a career in science

Conditions

A challenging position in a socially involved organisation. The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel and amounts €2,325 (PhD) per month during the first year and increases to €2,972 (PhD) per month during the fourth year, based on a full-time employment. The job profile: is based on the university job ranking system and is vacant for at least 1 FTE.

The appointment will initially be for 1 year. After a satisfactory evaluation of the initial appointment, the contract will be extended for a duration of 4 years.

Additionally, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work/life balance, such as:
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus

Additional information

Are you interested in this position? Please apply via the application button and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter until 18 october 2019.

Applications received by e-mail will not be processed.

Vacancy questions
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, you may contact:

Name: M. Verhage
Position: supervisor
E-mail: m.verhage@vu.nl

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