PhD Positions at the Université de Montréal

We have a variety of multiphoton imaging systems, electrophysiology rigs, manipulators and staging available at a reduced price. Find out more here.

Location: Montréal, Canada

Closing date: Open until filled

The Lab

We use a range of behavioral and neurophysiological techniques including calcium imaging and optogenetics on mice to study brain circuits underlying vision. We also focus on exploring plasticity after a stroke in the visual system and developing innovative neuroprosthesis devices to restore vision. Visit www.opto.umontreal.ca/cortex for more descriptions.

The Candidate

Candidates with a strong background in in vivo Neurophysiology AND/OR Behavioral Neuroscience AND/OR Engineering in Neuroscience are encouraged to apply. Qualifications: 

  • MSc or equivalent degree in natural, medical sciences, bioengineering or related fields.  - Good English AND/OR French communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Be eligible to join a PhD Program of Vision Science or Biomedical engineering at the Université de Montréal: https://admission.umontreal.ca/programmes/doctorat-en-sciences-de-la-vision/.
  • Proficiency with Data analysis using Matlab or Python

How to Apply

Please contact Pr. Matthieu Vanni ([email protected]) with 1) a full CV, 2) motivations for joining the lab and 3) contact information of two referees.

Please mention that you saw this job on Scientifica's website when applying.

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