Postdoctoral candidate (Spain)

Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience and the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)- Leioa (Bizkaia), Spain is looking for postdoctoral candidates to apply to Juan de la Cierva contracts (Sponsored by Spanish Ministerios de Ciencia e Innovación).


JdlC-FORMACIÓN (deadline for online application January 21st, 2021): PhD at Institution different to Achucarro or UPV/EHU, Thesis defense between 2019-2020. Details of this call and application requirements in:

JdlC-INCORPORACIÓN (deadline for online application January 19th, 2021): Thesis defense between 2016-2018. Details of this call and application requirements in:

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Impact of myelin plasticity on synaptic activity and excitability. The project will use chemogenetic tools (transgenic mice available) to selectively stimulate oligodendrocytes (OLs) and it will use a battery of techniques (patch clamp electrophysiology; electron, confocal and two-photon microscopy) to analyze the functional consequences on axonal function and synaptic activity.


• Experience in electrophysiology and imaging.

• First-author publication record in international peer-reviewed journals

Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter, a CV and 2 letters of reference from a current/previous supervisor to María Domercq ( BEFORE 24th DECEMBER 2020, indicating “Myelin Postdoc” in the email subject.