Job ID: 5364

Post-doctoral position in Fribourg/Switzerland

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 1 May 2021

Contract Length: 2 years (possibility of extension)

City: Fribourg

Country: Switzerland

Institution: University of Fribourg (Medicine Section)

Department: Dept. of Neuroscience


The group of Prof. Mario Prsa at the University of Fribourg ( is looking for Post-doctoral candidates to conduct research on neural mechanisms of forelimb sensorimotor adaptation and/or proprioceptive sensory processing.

Proprioception and sensorimotor adaptation are two physiological processes crucial for maintaining movement accuracy. The candidate will use state-of-the art behavioral, optogenetic, calcium imaging and advanced microscopy techniques to dissect the underlying neuronal circuits in the mouse brain.

Our laboratory is part of the Department of Neuroscience and Movement Science within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Fribourg comprised of a vibrant scientific community including more than 20 multi-disciplinary research groups (

Your profile:
Applicants should hold a PhD in Systems Neuroscience, be highly motivated and have excellent analytical, experimental and writing skills. Proficiency in data analysis, hardware programming and experimental control with Matlab is a requirement. Prior experience with rodent behavior, optogenetics and in-vivo imaging is preferred.

The initial contract is for 2 years (funded by the SNSF) with a possibility of prolongation.

The planned start is April/May 2021. Interested applicants should send a letter of motivation, complete CV and a list of referees to

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