Job ID: 5360

Post-doctoral position in Fribourg/Switzerland

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 31 August 2021

City: Fribourg

Country: Switzerland

Institution: University of Fribourg

Department: Medicine

Description:

We have a postdoctoral position available in the laboratory of Gregor Rainer at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland for motivated individuals interested in establishing gene therapy and BMI methodologies toward the restoration of visual function. The work involves targeted viral injections, optogenetics, neurophysiology and behavior. We expect postdoctoral candidates to have a strong background in neuroscience, and the demonstrated ability to independently conduct experiments, analyze data, and communicate their results through publications and attendance at scientific conferences. The laboratory is well equipped providing ample opportunities to perform state of the art experiments in a collegial atmosphere. The University of Fribourg is located in Fribourg, Switzerland that boasts a beautifully preserved old town and provides excellent opportunities for outdoor activities. The salary range is CHF 80,000-90,000 per annum, with an initial appointment of one year that can be extended depending on performance. Please see the following links to our recent publications as well as the laboratory web site.
https://www3.unifr.ch/med/de/research/groups/rainer/
https://academic.oup.com/cercor/article/30/8/4481/5815284?login=true
https://www.pnas.org/content/115/6/1352.short
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124720313486

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