Skip to main content

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience

Employer
McGill University
Location
Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Salary
Fully funded competitive salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 9, 2024

View more

Discipline
Life Sciences, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc
Organization Type
Academia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience

McGill University, Canada

We are currently seeking outstanding candidates with an interest in neocortical circuits, including topics and methods such as synaptic plasticity, unconventional NMDA receptor signalling, 2-photon optogenetics, and 2-photon imaging. Applicants should be experienced with whole-cell recordings and/or advanced imaging techniques. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in whole-cell electrophysiology and/or 2-photon imaging, as well as a related track record of publications. Duties include performing experimental recordings, together with the analysis and presentation of data, at local, national, and international conferences, writing manuscripts as well as occasionally training other members of the team. For examples of directions the lab is currently taking, please see:

  • Chou et al bioRxiv 2023 https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.12.30.573666
  • Wong et al Neuron 2023 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2023.10.011

The Sjöström lab is located at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in beautiful Montreal, Canada. Montreal is a vibrant, multicultural city that provides an excellent quality of life. McGill and its neighbouring universities provide an exceptionally rich neuroscience community.

We provide fully funded salary that is competitive. Applicants are also expected to apply for independent funding, which we provide guidance with. Such independent funding is available for both Canadian and international applicants.

Full applications, including Letter of Intent, a full CV, a brief outline of current research, and the names and contact details of three academic referees should be sent to Dr. Jesper Sjöström at jesper.sjostrom@mcgill.ca (http://plasticity.muhc.mcgill.ca). In the subject line, please enter "Postdoc" followed by your name.

The application deadline is July 31, 2024.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Apply for Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

Supplementary Documents

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
In which fields are you experienced? required
Select options under Health Sciences
Select options under Health Sciences
Select options under Life Sciences
Select options under Life Sciences
Select options under Physical Sciences
Select options under Physical Sciences
Select options under Other
Select options under Other
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Science Careers you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert