Job ID: 100447

Post-doctoral position in Stockholm, Sweden

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 30 April 2023

City: Stockholm

Country: Sweden

Institution: Karolinska Institute



Fuzik Lab is looking for an applicant for a postdoc position (Circuit and Systems Neuroscience) at the Dept. of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. The applicant will join an active, enthusiastic, and well-equipped group studying fundamental properties of periaqueductal neuronal pathways and neuromodulation primarily in panic and anxiety including the aspect of sex differences.

We study both physiological and pathological states of periaqueductal neuronal populations with viral tracing, Patch-clamp electrophysiology, Patch-Seq (Fuzik et al., Nature Biotechnology 2016, Fuzik et al. PNAS 2019), ex vivo all-optical voltage imaging and Voltage-Seq (Csillag et al. 2023, in vivo optogenetics, and add a translational angle using systems neuroscience approaches (behavior tests, head-fixed in vivo electrophysiology (Calvigioni, Fuzik et al. 2023

A postdoctoral candidate with a neuroscience background and with a PhD of not more than 2 years is preferred. The position is initially for 2 years and it may be prolonged based on progress and available funding. Expertise in programming (Python, Matlab) is essential, documented experience in mouse behavior tests is preferred, experience RNA-sequencing and advanced data analysis, electrophysiology and/or imaging techniques will be considered and positively evaluated.


Potential candidates should send:

– CV

– Cover letter describing goals and motivations

– Scientific publications (up to 3 selected papers)

– contact information for 3 references to:


Janos Fuzik, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor,

Phone: +46 73 2222044

Address: Biomedicum 4B,

Solnavägen 9, 171 65,

Stockholm, Sweden