Postdoc position in Neuroscience or Biomedicine, Norway 890 views

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Full-time temporary position as Researcher in Neuroscience at the Department of Biomedicine at the University of Bergen (UiB)

Project “Synaptic circuit protection in AD and HD: BDNF/TrkB and Arc signaling as rescue factors” financed by the Norwegian Research Council.

The project is part of the EU Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research. The project node at the University of Bergen is led by Professor Clive Bramham of the Neuroscience Research Group.

Project – The project examines Arc function and regulation of protein synthesis mechanisms in mouse models of neurodegenerative disorders.

For further information about the project and the position, please contact Professor Clive R. Bramham, phone: +47 55 58 60 32 or e-mail:

Qualifications and qualities

  • The applicant must have a doctoral degree in neuroscience or a related discipline and at least two years of postdoctoral experience

Experience In the following fields is requires –

  • Electrophysiological recording of synaptic potentials in the hippocampus of intact mouse brain,
  • Experience with immunoprecipitation, pulldowns, and subcellular fractionation
  • Experience with confocal and superresolution microscopy of tissue sections
  • Experience in the analysis of protein synthesis mechanisms is an advantage

For more information regarding what the University of Bergen can offer its employees please visit:

The application: The application must include

  • Brief letter of application stating your motivation for the position, why you are applying and why this position is perfect for you
  • CV
  • Scanned witnessed copies of diplomas and relevant certificates (applicants with education from other countries than Norway must enclose diplomas in both the original language and authorized translations)
  • Full-text version of up to the 10 most relevant scholarly works that the candidate wishes the expert committee should place special emphasis in its evaluation
  • List of these 10 most relevant scholarly works
  • Your PhD thesis
  • Two referees (name and contact information)

Please notice that applications sent by e-mail will not be considered.

Deadline: 21 February 2016

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