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Oferta per Posició Predoc: Study of early biomarkers and novel pharmacological targets for antidepressant actions and associated co- morbidities.

Oferta per Posició Predoc: Study of early biomarkers and novel pharmacological targets for antidepressant actions and associated co- morbidities.

26.02.2020

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Our Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, Spain, seeks a scientist who has  has strong potential for innovation and leadership in research, to integrate her/him in their research group which covers a broad range of topics in neuroscience. 

Specific requests: The candidate must be ready to work and progress in her/his PhD project on the design, execution and analysis of behavioural studies in murine models to induce depressive-like behaviour, and complementary behavioural tests for the evaluation of locomotion, anxiety and cognition. A particular focus will be given to the elucidation of the role of different glial cell populations in the development of depressive-like behaviours and in early antidepressant actions. Candidates should hold valid BSc and MSc (not later than by September 2020) degrees (e.g. Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Neurosciences, Medicine, Psychobiology, Pharmacy or related subjects) or
equivalent Degree (e.g. Medicine); an average mark (“nota media”) of the BSc degree or a combined mark of BSc and MSc degrees of around 7.8 (over 10) or higher is required. A scientific-technical background on experimental pain in murine models will be particularly appreciated. She/he should be fluent in English and have an interactive personality. Past experience in international cooperative projects or programs will be positively valued.

Offer: the selection is to be carried out immediately, with a deadline for application on March 31st, 2020, whilst start working is planned not later than on Sept 1st, 2020. The research contract is awarded for a period of 4 years, with a PhD student standard salary.

 

Applications should include:

- A full CV

- Academic records of the BSc and of the MSc (“expediente académico de Grado y de Master con expresión de la nota media”)

- A statement of research interests and plans (motivation letter)

- The names (and e-mail addresses) or the letters of support of two scholars who are willing to serve as references for the applicant

 

If you are interested please, send you application (letter of intent plus updated cv and two letters of support or referees) and your contact data, stating the reference PREDOCTORAL CONTRACT NEUROPHAR DEPRESSION, by e-mail to: [email protected]

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