Academic Employee (AC-TAP), part-time

We are looking for a highly motivated and independent academic employee to support our neuroscience research team to commence 1 September 2024.

 

Academic Employee (TAP-FU) to Center for Translational Neuromedicine
Division of Glial Disease and Therapeutics, Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Copenhagen is looking for a highly motivated Academic Employee. The position offers the opportunity to work in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team engaged in neuroscience research.

 

Description of the Center and the research group
Our center is part of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences of the University of Copenhagen and is located at the Panum Institute. We currently have 55 employees and students. The Center comprises newly constructed laboratories with excellent facilities for neuroscience.

The research focus of the Division of Glial Disease and Therapeutics is on the basic biology of glial cells in the central nervous system, specifically astrocytes, and their role in several neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases, including stroke, spinal cord injury, epilepsy, tremor, ALS, schizophrenia. Sleep disturbances and the sleep-wake regulation of astrocytic calcium signalling are other focus areas of the Division. Our research is aimed at defining new strategies for the treatment of neurological diseases that target astrocytic dysfunction.

For further information about the center/research group, see: https://ctn.ku.dk/

 

Your job

You will join a multidisciplinary research team working in the field of neuroscience. The ideal candidate will possess experience in various surgical techniques and hold an EU FELASA certification. Experience with cranial window surgeries and in vivo imaging modalities is considered an advantage. A strong background in fluorescence microscopy and spectroscopy including data analysis is preferred. Experience with immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy is highly desirable. Proficiency in using complex microscopic systems (Widefield, confocal) is also preferred.

You will be expected to contribute to and support the ongoing research projects in the group.

 

Profile

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic academic employee with the following competencies and experiences:

Essential experience and skills

  • You have documented experience in in vivo fluorescence microscopy and data analysis
  • Fluent in English skills, written and spoken
  • You are helpful and a good colleague

 

Place of employment

The place of employment is at Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Copenhagen. We offer stimulating working conditions in a dynamic and international research environment. Our research facilities include modern laboratories and office space.

 

Terms of employment

The average weekly working hours are 15 hours per week.

We are looking for a highly motivated and independent academic employee to support our neuroscience research team to commence 1 September 2024.

 

Academic Employee (TAP-FU) to Center for Translational Neuromedicine
Division of Glial Disease and Therapeutics, Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Copenhagen is looking for a highly motivated Academic Employee. The position offers the opportunity to work in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team engaged in neuroscience research.

Description of the Center and the research group
Our center is part of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences of the University of Copenhagen and is located at the Panum Institute. We currently have 55 employees and students. The Center comprises newly constructed laboratories with excellent facilities for neuroscience.

The research focus of the Division of Glial Disease and Therapeutics is on the basic biology of glial cells in the central nervous system, specifically astrocytes, and their role in several neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases, including stroke, spinal cord injury, epilepsy, tremor, ALS, schizophrenia. Sleep disturbances and the sleep-wake regulation of astrocytic calcium signalling are other focus areas of the Division. Our research is aimed at defining new strategies for the treatment of neurological diseases that target astrocytic dysfunction.

For further information about the center/research group, see: https://ctn.ku.dk/

Your job

You will join a multidisciplinary research team working in the field of neuroscience. The ideal candidate will possess experience in various surgical techniques and hold an EU FELASA certification. Experience with cranial window surgeries and in vivo imaging modalities is considered an advantage. A strong background in fluorescence microscopy and spectroscopy including data analysis is preferred. Experience with immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy is highly desirable. Proficiency in using complex microscopic systems (Widefield, confocal) is also preferred.

You will be expected to contribute to and support the ongoing research projects in the group.

 

Profile

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic academic employee with the following competencies and experiences:

 

Essential experience and skills

  • You have documented experience in in vivo fluorescence microscopy and data analysis
  • Fluent in English skills, written and spoken
  • You are helpful and a good colleague

 

Place of employment

The place of employment is at Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Copenhagen. We offer stimulating working conditions in a dynamic and international research environment. Our research facilities include modern laboratories and office space.

 

Terms of employment

The average weekly working hours are 15 hours per week.

The position is a fixed-term position limited to a period of 24 months. The starting date is 1 September 2024.

Employment will be in accordance with the provisions of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The monthly salary will be based on the number of years of work experience (seniority) with the possibility to negotiate a salary supplement based on prior experiences and qualifications. The employer will pay an additional 17.1 % to your pension fund.

 

For further information regarding the position, please contact Assistant Professor Felix Beinlich felix.beinlich@sund.ku.dk or Professor and Co-Director Maiken Nedergaard, nedergaard@sund.ku.dk.

 

Application

Your application should include:

  • Letter of application addressing the requirements (max. one page)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A certified/signed copy of certificate(s) of education

 

Please submit your application by clicking on “Apply Now” below. Only online applications will be accepted.

 

Application deadline: 23 July 2024, 23.59 CET

 

We reserve the right not to consider material received after the deadline, and not to consider applications that do not live up to the abovementioned requirements.

 

 

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Info

Application deadline: 23-07-2024
Employment start: 01-09-2024
Working hours: Part-time
Department/Location: Center for Translational Neuromedicine

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