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Postdoctoral Researcher Position («Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter Mitarbeiter") (m/w/d), Institute of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy
Published(65 days ago)
Deadline for applications(35 days ago)
Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, University of Veterinary Medicine HannoverHannover
At the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, at the Institute of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy, there are
two postdoctoral researcher
Mitarbeiterin / wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d)")
available starting as soon as possible, full-time employment for 2 years.
We seek two postdocs for research projects with the goal to discover mechanisms of neurodegeneration and to develop novel therapeutic interventions, with
focus on Parkinson’s disease (alpha-synuclein) or epilepsy. You will be using in vivo optogenetics in freely moving mice in order to determine the role
of specific neuronal subtypes in disease pathogenesis, and stat-of-the-art microscopic imaging techniques for quantification of neurodegeneration. Special emphasis
will be given to the role of infectious diseases in etiology and pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases.
PhD or equivalent in natural or life sciences (or close to completion)
analytical thinking, independent problem-solving
interest in method development/refinement
experience or interest in working with animal models
very good command of spoken and written English (German is not required)
applications of severely disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given priority
exciting and demanding projects in an excellent environment
support in pursuing independency as researcher (e.g. own grant applications)
interdisciplinary team and involvement in large collaborative research centers
access to national and international collaborations
state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment
opportunity for further career development
Salary will be according to qualifications (TV-L Entgeltgruppe 13 or 14).
Please send your application documents electronically as PDF file until May 15th, 2019 to: