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Being deeply inspired about developing hi-tech devices supporting medical science and about forming a passionate team.

Postdoctoral research scientist

We are seeking highly motivated and talented scientists to join our Laboratory of 3D Functional Network and Dendritic Imaging of the Institute of Experimental Medicine. Our research projects focus on the complex spatiotemporal dynamics – cortical processing including signal integration from synaptic inputs to final integration sites – of large neuronal networks in large 3D volumes during complex behavioral tasks. In particular, we are interested in the mapping of neuronal networks of the visual cortex and hippocampus in awake, behaving animals. We combine fast optical measurements with photoactivation techniques, electrophysiological measurements (patch clamp, LFP) and neuroanatomy. See more at twophotonimaging.eu.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Designing and conducting experiments
  • Using in vitro, in vivo, electrophysiological (extra- and intracellular, LFP) methods, the two-photon imaging technique and optogenetics
  • Investigating behavioral tasks

Advantages

  • Research experience in the field of neurosciences, neuroinformatics or infobionics
  • Programming (Matlab, C++)

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Long-term perspective
  • Young, dynamic co-workers providing great support to cultivate your potential talent
  • Possibility to travel abroad
  • Flexible work schedule

Expectations

  • Medical degree, or MSc in Biophysics, Physics, Engineering, Biology or other relevant scientific fields
  • PhD in a relevant field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Strong laboratory and analytical skills, knowledge of statistics, computational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a strong team in a scientific environment
  • The ideal applicant should have an expertise in one or more of the following areas: in vivo experiments, electrophysiological, imaging, neuroanatomic and molecular biology techniques

Job-hours: full-time

Work place/location: Budapest, 9. kerület, Tűzoltó utca 59.



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