[Drosophila] Postdoc position in Lisbon, Portugal

Luisa Vasconcelos via dros%40net.bio.net (by luivas08 from gmail.com)
Wed May 19 12:32:09 EST 2010


The application to a Postdoctoral Fellowship is open under the Project
PTDC/SAU-NEU/098507/2008, “Unraveling the Neuronal Circuits Underlying
Female Receptivity” financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
(FCT).

1. Duration: The Fellowship will have the duration of 18 months,
starting on 01.07.2010, in exclusiveness regime, as regulated by the
human resources of FCT (http://www.fct.mctes.pt/pt/apoios/formacao/
ambitoprojectos) and fellowships regulation of Instituto Gulbenkian de
Ciência (http://www.igc.gulbenkian.pt).

2. Subject of Activities: Use a combination behavioral, genetic,
imaging and electrophysiological approach to determine how defined
neural circuits and their activation elicit specific behaviors in
Drosophila melanogaster.

3. Scientific Orientation: Innate Behavior Group – Maria Luísa
Vasconcelos.

4. Selecting Criteria: We seek creative, highly motivated candidates
with the ability to work independently and a strong background in
molecular biology. Previous expertise in electrophysiological or
imaging techniques is an advantage.

5. Month Stipend: According the regulations of the FCT Scientific
Fellowships in Portugal (€1495/month).

6. Application Documents: Interested candidates should send CV, cover
letter, and contact information of 2-3 references to
vasconcelos from igc.gulbenkian.pt

7. Application Period: From 20.05.2010 until 20.06.2010.



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