Job ID: 4448

Research Assistant (possibility to obtain PhD) in BORDEAUX/France

Position: Research Assistant

Deadline: 31 August 2021

Contract Length: up to 4 years

City: Bordeaux

Country: France

Institution: INSERM (French NIH)

Department: INSERM U1215, Neurocentre Magendie


++ The Cortical Plasticity group seeks to recruit a Master-level Research Assistant (French grade: Ingenieur d’Etude).
++ We are interested in the function of neocortical circuits and their pathophysiological modification in autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
++ The project is fully funded for up to four years and provides the candidate with the possibility to validate their professional experience by obtaining a PhD
++ We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive team player with experience in the culture of human derived neurons from iPSCs and CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing. Experience in animal experimentation, in particular behavioral tasks, would be a plus. The appointee must have a Masters level degree or equivalent. The candidate should also have a good level of proficiency in English.
++ The team is a member of the Bordeaux Neurocampus — a center of excellence for neuroscience research in Europe.
++ Projected start date — March/April 2021.
++ Interested applicants should send a cv, brief statement of research experience and interests, and names of 2-3 references to Dr. Andreas Frick:
++ A few project-relevant publications from our team:
– Möhrle, D. et al.. (2020) Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2019 Dec 27;109:29-53.
– Aloisi, E., et al. & Frick, A. (2017) Nature Communications. 2017 Oct 24;8(1):1103.
– Haberl, M. G., et al. & Frick A. (2015). Science Advances, 1(10), e1500775–e1500775.
– Zhang, Y. et al. & Frick, A. (2014) Nature Neuroscience, 17, 1701–1709 (2014) doi:10.
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