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Post-doctoral researcher (M/F)

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- Français-- Anglais

Date Limite Candidature : mardi 5 mars 2024

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Informations générales

Intitulé de l'offre : Post-doctoral researcher (M/F) (H/F)
Référence : UMR9197-ODILEC2-138
Nombre de Postes : 1
Lieu de travail : SACLAY
Date de publication : mardi 13 février 2024
Type de contrat : CDD Scientifique
Durée du contrat : 12 mois
Date d'embauche prévue : 1 avril 2024
Quotité de travail : Temps complet
Rémunération : alary between €2,992 and €4669 gross per month, depending on professional experience and CNRS salary scale
Niveau d'études souhaité : Niveau 8 - (Doctorat)
Expérience souhaitée : Indifférent
Section(s) CN : Molecular and cellular neurobiology, neurophysiology


-The goal of the project is to study the influence of physiological states on brain function and behaviorfrom brain-wide neural circuit to molecular mechanisms. To determine the general principles of thow physiological states affect brain and behavior acrosses we will use a simple organism, the Drosophila Melanogaster larva, that has many advantages for mapping neural circuits across the nervous system : a compact brain of about 10 000 neurons that has been mapped at synapse resolution and genetic tools allow to establish causal relationships between single neurons and behavior: we will use a combination of neurphysiology, functional imaging, quantitative behavioral analysis, genetics and connectomics


- confocal and 2-photon microscopy (Calcium-imaging)
- Drosophila genetics
- Behavioral experiments (automated tracking and analysis)
-design new behavioral paradigms
- electron microscopy reconstruction of synaptic connections.
- -electrophysiology
-data analysis


Scientific skills
- General knowledge in Drosophila neurobiology
- Experience in Calcium-imaging using bi-photon microscopy
- Basics in programming (Matlab, Python)
- English
--behavioral analysis
-Drosophila genetics

Other skills
- team work
- organization skills
- Independence

Contexte de travail

We are seeking candidatures of highly motivated individuals, preferably with background in neuroscience. PhD in neuroscience, biology or related fields is required. Experience in behavioral analysis, Calcium- imaging and/or Drosophila neurogenetics will be appreciated. The candidate will work in the team Neural Circuits and Behavior headed by Tihana Jovanic at the Paris Saclay Institute of Neuroscience (Neuro-PSI). NeuroPSI is an institute dedicated to fundamental research in neuroscience at Paris-Saclay University (25 km South-West of Paris). The NeuroPSI research groups address a wide range of questions in neuroscience, from molecules to cognition and from embryos to adults, using multiscale experimental and theoretical approaches. NeuroPSI recently moved to a brand-new building next to the NeuroSpin institute for brain imaging, thus forming the largest neuroscience cluster in the Paris area. NeuroPSI has state-of the art core facilities and the Saclay campus provides a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment mixing university and engineering schools, with excellent laboratories in fundamental and applied science. The project will give opportunities for both national and international collaborations

Informations complémentaires

possibility of contract extension