Post-doctoral position « Eye development in Astyanax mexicanus » H/F

The hired individual (postdoctoral researcher) will contribute to research projects supported by an Equipe FRM grant, on morphogenetic mechanisms underlying eye malformations in the blind Mexican cavefish.

General information

• Reference : UMR9197-ODILEC2-077
• Workplace : GIF SUR YVETTE
• Date of publication : Tuesday, November 03, 2020
• Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
• Contract Period : 12 months
• Expected date of employment : 1 February 2021
• Proportion of work : Full time
• Remuneration : between € 2,666 and € 3,833 gross monthly depending on experience
• Desired level of education : Higher than 5-year university degree
• Experience required : 1 to 4 years

Missions

The hired individual (postdoctoral researcher) will contribute to research projects supported by an Equipe FRM grant entitled « Neurogenetics of the blind cavefish, Astyanax mexicanus ».

Activities

Research: morphogenetic mechanisms underlying eye malformations in the blind Mexican cavefish.

Skills

• Theoretical: development biology, neurobiology, evo-devo.
• Technical: genome edition, transgenesis in fish models; imaging; embryology.
• Motivation, rigor, inventiveness, precision.
• Ability to work in a team and in autonomy.

Work Context

The hired individual will work at the Paris-Saclay Institute of Neuroscience (Neuro-PSI), which currently gathers about 25 research teams (~300 people). She/He will join the team “Development and evolution of the forebrain” (2 CNRS researchers, 1 associate professor, 1 engineer, 1 technician, 1 postdoc, 2 PhD students), and will work under the supervision of the team leader (S. Rétaux).

General information

• Reference : UMR9197-ODILEC2-077
• Workplace : GIF SUR YVETTE
• Date of publication : Tuesday, November 03, 2020
• Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
• Contract Period : 12 months
• Expected date of employment : 1 February 2021
• Proportion of work : Full time
• Remuneration : between € 2,666 and € 3,833 gross monthly depending on experience
• Desired level of education : Higher than 5-year university degree
• Experience required : 1 to 4 years

Missions

The hired individual (postdoctoral researcher) will contribute to research projects supported by an Equipe FRM grant entitled « Neurogenetics of the blind cavefish, Astyanax mexicanus ».

Sylvie Rétaux - Contact
Institut NeuroPSI in Saclay
Phone: +33 1 69 82 34 52

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