Person with a BSc in Biomedical Engineering

Euskampus Fundazioa, a non-profit organisation backed by the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Fundación Tecnalia, the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) and the University of Bordeaux (UB), is looking to hire someone with a BSc in Biomedical Engineering to support research initiatives in the area of “Characterisation and development of P2X4 modulators for the treatment of multiple sclerosis”.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, amongst other things:

  • Performing microglial primary cell cultures
  • Characterisation of P2X4 receptor-mediated responses by means of electrophysiological patch-clamp recording in microglial cells in-vitro and in brain slices
  • Recording of in-vivo imaging of microglial motility by two-photon microscopy

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in Biomedical Engineering
  • Master's Degree in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine
  • Experience in electrophysiological recording
  • Very high English skills

Other aspects that will be taken into consideration:

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Knowledge in the field of neuroscience.
  • Very high Basque skills

 

We offer:

Immediate incorporation with a full-time (100%), project-based contract from 12 October 2020 until 12 February 2021. Participation in a research line with great international potential within a multi-disciplinary group. Salary equivalent to that of a pre-doctoral researcher at the UPV/EHU.

To apply, please send an email with your CV and a cover letter to info@euskampus.eu with the reference #euskampus_biomedicine, by 7 October 2020.