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Post-doctoral researcher "Understanding the neural mechanisms underlying the formation of olfaction-related memory traces in rodents" M/F

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Date Limite Candidature : jeudi 18 août 2022

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General information

Reference : UMR5297-MELDES0-116
Workplace : BORDEAUX
Date of publication : Thursday, July 28, 2022
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 12 months
Expected date of employment : 1 October 2022
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Between 2663.79€ and 3069.06€ gross monthly depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent


The agent's mission will be to carry out a research project aimed at understanding the neural mechanisms underlying the formation of olfaction-related memory traces in rodents.


Preparation and implantation of electrodes and other cerebral implants (cannulas, sensors), elaboration and development of behavioral tasks with associated equipment, training of rodents on behavioral tasks, virus injections, collection and processing of in vivo recording data, active participation in the work of the team in the form of collaborations (especially for data analysis and tool development), writing of manuscripts, assistance in the supervision of students and technicians, assistance in the general organization of the laboratory and the team (installation, ordering of equipment, common tasks in the laboratory. ...), supervision of the management of mouse lines (breeding taken care of by the staff of our animal house), active participation in lab meetings and presentations of the work done in conferences.


Solid bases in programming and in vivo data processing (population activities), ability to collaborate within a group, dynamism, rigor and creativity. Expertise in electrical engineering, brain surgery on rodents, electrophysiological recordings, virus injections and mouse and/or rat behavior is desirable.

Work Context

Created on January 1, 2011, the Interdisciplinary Institute of Neuroscience (IINS) is a joint research unit attached to the CNRS and the University of Bordeaux.
With 160 people in 14 teams, IINS combines multidisciplinary skills to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in brain activity. The Institute develops innovative methods in imaging, chemistry, physiology and computer science. As a component of Bordeaux Neurocampus, IINS is one of the major actors of the neuroscience community in Aquitaine.

Constraints and risks

Possibility of working shifted hours for the follow-up of the animals.

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