We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic researchers interested in developmental neuroscience, neurological disease, computational modelling or bioinformatics, to work on an interdisciplinary project that aims to characterize the developmental mechanisms leading to the differentiation of cell types underlying mood and motivated behaviors.
We will use high-throughput transcriptome and genome profiling methods and mouse transgenesis in order to look at transcriptional regulators and regulatory interactions at the neuronal fate decisions and during cell differentiation. The position is available immediately. The postdoc position is funded by the Academy of Finland grant and is available for 3 years, with a possibility of extension.
Postdoctoral candidates should possess a PhD degree in a relevant field. Prior experience with transcriptomics or genomics, genome-wide data analysis, or in computational modelling based on biological data is an advantage.
Desired skills or interests: high-throughput genomics or transcriptomics data collection and analysis, including single-cell transcriptomics and genomics; molecular genetics methods, cell sorting, cell culture (primary cells). The candidate should also have good communication and presentation skills. The working language will be English.
The salary will be based on level 5 of the demands level chart for teaching and research personnel in the salary system applied in Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personnel work performance. The salary range will be 3100-3500 euros/month, depending on the merits and experience of the appointee. There will be a six-month trial period for the position.