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Posted on : 13 May 2017

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Scientist Location Region Hovedstaden City Copenhagen Department Research and Development Application deadline 06 June 2017 Description Scientist for Department of Synaptic Transmission In-vivoA scientist position is available in our department. We are looking a candidate who has a strong background within preclinical in vivo techniques, an interest in pharmacology and CNS with focus on depression and schizophrenia research.Synaptic Transmission In-vivo is engaged in early to late stage drug discovery within CNS disorders. We are dedicated to identifying novel drug targets based on understanding of the neurobiological processes underlying disease etiology and pathology. The department currently consists of 10 research academics, 2 IT consultants, 8 laboratory technicians, 1 post doc, 3 PhD students and 4 master students.The position is based at Lundbeck headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.Your jobYour job will consist of laboratory, analytical and project work with focus on in vivo microdialysis with the goal to progress our projects and to explore potential new drug targets as well as understanding the neurobiology of psychiatric diseases.The microdialysis group is part of a team aiming at translating basic science into applied research. You will generate and interpret data to support the progression of our drug discovery and development programs. You will closely interact with members of other scientific disciplines internally and with external partners thereby contributing to a collaborative environment.QualificationsOur preferred candidate holds the following professional and personal competences:Holds a Ph.D. degree and gained post-doctoral experience in the field of neurobiology with a focus on in vivo technologies.Is experienced in stereotaxic surgery in animals.Is experienced in performing microdialysis.Is experienced in various HPLC or LC/MS analyses.Has experience within CNS and pharmacological research from academia or industry.Experience with amperometry for measurement of neurotransmitters in-vivo is an advantage.Experience with optogenetic and DREADD techniques is an advantage.Is proactive and can work independently with a high scientific standard in a timely manner.Has strong external scientific network.Is a strong communicator and team player in multidisciplinary project teams.Fluent in oral and written English.We offerWe are an internationally oriented group that offers excellent laboratory facilities, an open atmosphere, highly qualified colleagues and a warm social climate.Further informationPlease contact Research Fellow Arne M


Region Hovedstaden Copenhagen

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