The research group at the Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and by the Emmy Noether-Program of the German Research Foundation (DFG) , Germany offers a position for a Postdoctoral Fellow.

The group investigates the synchronized patterns of electrical activity in the immature brain, their relevance for development of cognitive and behavioural abilities and their impairment associated with neurological disorders like perinatal ischemia, schizophrenia or autism (
The multidisciplinary project encompasses in vivo and in vitro electrophysiology, molecular biology, behavioural and pharmacological investigation.
Applicants should have a PhD or MD, a strong background in neuroscience/signal processing and very good programming skills (MATLAB). Practical experience in electrophysiology is preferred but not required. Fluent English is a prerequisite.
The position is available from October 2010 or later for 2-3 years. The position is supported by a prestigious award from BMBF/DFG.
Applications including (i) CV, (ii) a brief statement of expertise and interests, (iii) academic achievements and list of publications and (iv) 2 letters of reference should be sent to
Prof. Dr. Ileana Hanganu-Opatz by email (hangop(at)zmnh(dot)uni-hamburg(dot)de).

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