Person with a PhD in Neurosciences

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 PhD in Neurosciences to support research initiatives in the “Role of astrocytes in the onset and spreading of dopaminergic neurodegeneration”.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Negotiations with the Basque Country's Ethics Committee regarding the use of human cells in tissue culture
  • Generating and maintaining human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSc)
  • Differentiation of dopaminergic neurons, astrocytes and organoids and their characterisation

Requirements:

  • Doctorate degree
  • Experience in human cell culture
  • Proven expertise in neurosciences and the biological mechanisms of Parkinson's disease

Other desirable requirements:

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Diploma in Biosafety

We offer:

Immediate incorporation with a full-time (100%), project-based contract from 1 March 2020 until 31 May 2020. Participation in a research line with great international potential within a multi-disciplinary group. Salary equivalent to that of a 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 #euskampus29, by 10th March 2020.