University of Oslo is offering postdoctoral research international fellowship in Neuroscience at the laboratory of Marianne Fyhn and Torkel Hafting at the Department of Bio sciences, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in Norway. The duration of the fellowship is of two years. International applicants must have a PhD degree in physiology, neuroscience, or related disciplines. Complete applications must be submitted via online by 20 September, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The fellowship is awarded in systems neuroscience at the University of Oslo in Norway.
Course Level: This fellowship is for pursuing postdoctoral fellowship research level.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
Eligibility:-The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty.
-Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
-Applicants must hold a PhD degree in physiology, neuroscience, or related disciplines.
-The preferred candidate has experience from in vivo imaging, but lack of such experience may be compensated for by experience from in vivo Electrophysiology.
-Experience from multi photon imaging and programming is an advantage.
-The candidate will use in vivo multi photon laser-scanning microscopy to investigate neural processing and brain plasticity. We offer broad training possibilities in the required experimental methods within a stimulating academic environment.
-The research fellow should be able to work independently and structured, while at the same time engage in close collaborations. When evaluating the applications, emphasis will be given to their academic and personal abilities to carry out the project. Applicants may be called for an interview.
-The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers to work in top academic positions within their disciplines.
-Please also refer to the regulations pertaining to the conditions of employment for post-doctoral fellowship positions: A good command of English is required.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International applicants are eligible for this postdoctoral fellowship.
Scholarship Description: Position as Postdoctoral Research fellow in systems neuroscience is available in the laboratory of Marianne Fyhn and Torkel Hafting at the Department of Biosciences, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. We are searching for a highly motivated candidate with a strong interest in neural processing and plasticity of cortical circuits. The planned research makes use of state of the art multi photon imaging in vivo.
Duration of award(s): The fellowship is for a period of two years, suggested starting date November 1st, 2013. Within the framework of the position duties may be assigned. No one can be appointed for more than one specified period at the same institution.
What does it cover? Position code 1352, pay grade: 57 – 65 (NOK 468 400 – 542 900 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority).
Selection Criteria: When evaluating the applications, emphasis will be given to their academic and personal abilities to carry out the project.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 20 September, 2013.