The successful candidate is expected to act as a director for the in vivo rodent imaging and electrophysiology research core facility, including duties of management and further development of the core, as well as to carrying out independent neuroscience research as a PI by applying the technologies and methods made available by the core. The core facility comprises of in vivo brain microscopy unit and platforms for in vivo electrophysiological recordings in both anesthetized and awake mice.
We are seeking for candidates with excellent track-record and wide knowledge in the field of in vivo rodent brain imaging and electrophysiology. We are particularly looking for candidates with research focus that helps bridging research between rodent and human neuroscience in the Neuroscience Center. We expect candidate to further develop the research infrastructure and its services to be utilized by the wide neuroscience community of the Neuroscience Center and University.
We also expect successful candidates to obtain competitive research funding, engage in multidisciplinary research collaborations with other NC research groups and with the Helsinki neuroscience community, and participate in the supervision of students. Candidates should be able to take the advantages of the infrastructures and networks available at NC.
The qualification requirements include an applicable doctoral degree and postdoctoral training from a relevant field in neuroscience, excellent scientific track-record with high-impact publications in the expected research field as well as proven evidence to attract competitive research funding. Prior experience in administrative duties is considered an advantage.