Job ID: 98981

Research Assistant/Engineer – Neurocentre Magendie – Bordeaux

Position: Engineer / Research Assistant

Deadline: 9 January 2023

Employment Start Date: 15 February 2023

Contract Length: 1 year, extension by 1-2 years possible

City: Bordeaux

Country: France

Institution: INSERM, Neurocentre Magendie

Department: INSEERM U1215


We are looking for a highly motivated team player to support the ANR financed project CROSS-Tracts, by performing 3D mouse brain imaging, brain clearing, stereotactic injections, implantation of fiber optics and cranial windows, and the analysis of imaging data. Experience in data analysis and animal experimentation would be advantageous.

Candidates possessing a BSc, Technician’s Diploma or similar qualification are encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with experience qualification (according to the French public service pay scales). Salary will initially be provided for 1 year, but can be extended to 2 years or longer. The position provides the possibility for career advancement and further training.

We are part of an INSERM (French NIH) research institute, and member of the Bordeaux Neurocampus — a center of excellence for neuroscience research in Europe. The day-to-day language of the team is English, but a good command of French (B2/C1 level) would be required. FELASA certificate or French equivalent including official surgery certificate would be an advantage.

Interested applicants should send a cv 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. (2017) Nature Communications. 2017 Oct 24;8(1):1103.

-Haberl, M. G., et al. (2015). Science Advances, 1(10), e1500775–e1500775.

-Zhang*, Y. et al. (2014) Nature Neuroscience, 17, 1701–1709.

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Applications are accepted until the position is filled!