Job ID: 85938

Postdoctoral Research fellow – Neuroscience – Targeting synapse dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 24 August 2022

Employment Start Date: 3 October 2022

Contract Length: 12 months

City: Ferrara

Country: Italy

Institution: University of Ferrara

Department: Neuroscience and Rehabilitation


A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Prof Michele Morari at the Department of Neuroscience and Rehabilitation of the University of Ferrara. In our lab, we study pathogenic mechanisms  and novel therapeutic targets in Parkinson’s disease using an array of preclinical genetic and neurodegeneration rodent models. In collaboration with leader group at San Raffaele Hospital (Milan) we are characterizing a new Parkin mouse model of Parkinson’s disease. The position is co-funded by Telethon Foundation anf the University of Ferrara. We are seeking highly-motivated candidates with a background in pharmacology, biochemistry or related fields, ideally with a PhD in neuroscience of pharmacology. Expertise is desirable in immunohistochemistry, stereology, in vivo pharmacology and stereotactic surgery. Please send your CV to