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The Center of Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna, is an internationally leading research institution in neuroscience. We offer a vibrant academic environment, outstanding career development plans as well as competitive salaries and social benefits in Vienna, Austria, the city with the world's best quality of living according to Mercer 2009 – 2016. The present recruitment notice is from the Department of Neurophysiology headed by Jürgen Sandkühler. The primary focus of the laboratory is on central mechanisms of pain generation, amplification and therapy, see Science, Nov. 10, 2016; Nat Rev Neurosci 15 (2014) 43; Science335 (2012) 235; Science 325 (2009) 207, Science 312 (2006) 1659.
We offer five year contracts and tenure track options for highly competitive neuroscientists with a PhD degree in a relevant discipline and a strong background in at least one of the following fields:
• optogenetics and pharmacogenetics
• two-photo laser-scanning microscopy
• in vitro and in vivo neurophysiology
• advanced behavioural assays for rodents