Offre n°292 - Post-doctoral position (Neural bases of aversive memory consolidation during sleep)

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  • Type d'offre : 2 years postdoctoral position
  • Ville : Paris
  • Statut : recrutement en cours
Date d'arrivée à l'ITMO : Mercredi 03 Octobre 2018

Post-doctoral position

Neural bases of aversive memory consolidation during sleep : interactions between the hippocampus and the amygdala

at the Institut du Fer-a-Moulin, Paris, France



The team "Sleep and Emotional Memory" at the Institut du Fer-a-Moulin (IFM) in Paris is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow for a fully funded 2-years position. We study the neural mechanisms involved in the « off-line » (i.e. sleep and rest) processing of memories, with a particular interest in emotional memories and anxiety.

Candidates must hold a PhD degree in Neuroscience, Cognitive Science or Engineering applied to neuroscience. Experience in in vivo electrophysiology (head-fixed or freely moving animals), in vivo optogenetics and/or large electrophysiological data analysis and coding (Matlab/Python) is required.

The team was recently created at the IFM, a Neuroscience research institute located in the Latin Quarter, and awarded an Avenir grant from the Inserm. The institute currently hosts 8 internationally renowned groups in the field of brain development, plasticity and pathology and offers a stimulating, inclusive and collaborative environment.

To apply, please send:

  • a cover letter
  • a CV including contacts for references


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