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Post-doc fellow

Type
Research
Location
Amsterdam
Description
The department of Regeneration of Sensorimotor systems is recruiting a post-doctoral fellow for the research line “Gene therapy”. You will be involved in establishing a national network aiming at the application of novel non-invasive adeno-associated viral vectors (AAVs).
FTE
Fulltime
Period
3 years


Description

The department of Regeneration of Sensorimotor systems is recruiting a post-doctoral fellow for the research line “Gene therapy”. The post-doctoral fellow will be involved in establishing a national network aiming at the application of novel non-invasive adeno-associated viral vectors (AAVs). In addition, the fellow will establish his/her own research line based on the use of non-invasive AAVs to study neuroregeneration and brain plasticity.

The position involves a fulltime temporary appointment for 3 year. Starting date: immediately

Qualifications

You have experience with molecular biological techniques, including plasmid cloning, cell culture, plasmid transfections and PCR. Experience with the production of adeno-associated viral vectors and working with laboratory animals would be an asset.

Team

The project will be executed in the department of Regeneration of Sensorimotor Systems in close collaboration with a number of external partners at Dutch universities and KNAW institutes.

Salary

Depending on education and relevant work experience, the gross monthly salary based on full-time employment varies between € 2.790,- and € 4.402,- gross per month (salary scale 10, fulltime 38 hours), in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU), excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. There are excellent fringe benefits.

We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity in society in terms of, among other things, age, sex, sexual orientation and cultural background. We would appreciate receiving letters from candidates who might widen the diversity of our team.

Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please send an application letter, CV, and two letters of recommendation to:
Joost Verhaagen
The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Telephone: +31-20-5665500
E-mail: j.verhaagen@nin.knaw.nl