Postdoctoral opportunity in genetics and epilepsy

oportunidade de pos-doutorado no BRAINN

Learn more about the postdoc position to work with the genetic basis of familial mesial temporal lobe epilepsy


We seek a postdoctoral fellow with experience in I) high-throughput techniques such as Next-generation sequencing and proteome analysis by Mass Spectrometry; II) molecular biology tools for DNA, RNA and protein analysis (qPCR, Sanger Sequencing and Western Blot) and III) immunofluorescence techniques for the characterization of the genetic basis related to familial forms of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.

The prospect postdoctoral fellow will work in a large government funded research project in a very dynamic university-based laboratory.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and show good scientific communication skills by having published at least two papers in peer-reviewed scientific journal in the last three years. Language requirements: proficiency in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

Funds are available for one year. Please send a CV and two recommendation letters to [email protected], until June 3rd, 2017.

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 6.819,30 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.

postdoc opportunity at BRAINN

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  • NOTES: Employer will assist with relocation costs.