Job ID: 12643

Post-doctoral position in Genova/Italy

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 11 June 2021

Employment Start Date: 1 September 2021

Contract Length: 24 months renewable

City: Genova

Country: Italy

Institution: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Department: Brain Development and Disease


A postdoc position is available at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, in Genoa, Italy. The selected candidate will join Dr. Laura Cancedda’s Research Line ‘Brain Development and Disease”.

The overall goal of the Cancedda Research Line is to understand the molecular determinants of neuronal circuit development in health and disease with a combination of in vivo and in vitro approaches (Pinto et al., Neuron 2020; Savardi et al., Chem; Naskar et al., Nature Communications, 2019; Szczurkowska et al., Brain 2018; Szczurkowska et al., Nature Protocol., 2016; Deidda et al., Nature Neuroscience, 2015; Deidda et al., Nature Medicine, 2015).

The ideal applicant has experience in electrophysiological in vitro recording (field and patch-clamp).

IIT hosts interactive groups in neurophysiology, cellular/molecular neurobiology, neurotechnologies and behavioral neuroscience, and it provides state-of-the-art facilities in microscopy, electronics, molecular/cell biology and rodent genetics.

Applications, including detailed Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter and name and contacts of 3 referees, has to be submitted using the online form:

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