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Reference : UMR5229-PIEFER-001
Workplace : BRON
Date of publication : Thursday, October 03, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 36 months
Expected date of employment : 1 November 2019
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : 2135
Desired level of education : 5-year university degree
Experience required : Indifferent
The candidate will be involved in a research assessing the effects of early experience on the emergence of anxiety-related behaviors in rhesus macaques and on their brain development assessed through structural MRI, DTI and resting state.
The candidate will participate to the data collection and analysis of monkeys behavior at three different ages, from prepuberty to adulthood.
He/she will participate to the MRI acquisition and in the preprocessing and segmentation of the imaging data.
Part of the work will be in collaboration with other team and therefore it will require a collaborative effort within a larger team of students.
The candidate must demonstrate to have:
-basic competences in matlab, statistical analysis with SPSS or other statistical softwares.
-Basic knowledge of brain imaging techniques and good knowledge of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology
-Good capacity of autonomous work and of critically self-assessing own progresses and difficulties
-Good skills in collaborative working within a team
-Very good level of spoken and written english
-Some experience in working with nonhuman primates
The Ph.D project is framed within an ANR project aimed at studying the developing brain
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