Postdoctoral position: Functional Characterization of Nav1.1 channel mutations associated with Dravet Syndrome


We seek a postdoctoral fellow with experience in i) Functional study techniques for sodium channels, cell electrophysiology (Patch Clamp); II) molecular biology tools for DNA, RNA and protein analysis(Sanger Sequencing, NGS, Rt-qPCR and Western Blot); III) immunofluorescence techniques, immunoassay for characterization of protein expression; IV) Cell culture and heterologous expression of mammalian cells and V)  capturing and processing electrophysiological recordings.

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. Language requirements: proficiency in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

Funds are available for two year. Please send a CV and two recommendation letters to [email protected], until March 10th, 2023.

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$ 8.479,20 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.

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Employer will assist with relocation costs.