Laboratory of Synaptogenesis is currently seeking Ph.D. candidates

Our laboratory conducts research on the development of synapses in the central and peripheral nervous systems. We use multidisciplinary approaches including genetic manipulations, molecular biology, complex biochemistry and advanced microscopy to understand mechanisms that orchestrate synaptic remodeling and neuronal organization. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our group of young and ambitious scientists. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include conducting biochemical and molecular experiments in vitro and in vivo- using conditional knock-out mice as the primary model. We offer a very friendly work environment, as well as extensive training. Please, visit our website for more information.



Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Strong motivation to work

Neatness in work habits, attention to detail, and good organizational skills

Ability to communicate fluently in English

General experience in laboratory work

Specific experience in either of the following areas will be considered a plus:

  • molecular cloning
  • cell culture
  • protein biochemistry
  • immunocytochemistry
  • experimentation on mice in vivo and ex vivo



The application should contain the following documents/information:

  • A cover letter describing personal motivation to apply for this position
  • Candidate’s CV with contact information to at least 2 referees (previous supervisor or thesis advisor are preferred)
  • Candidate may include additional information or copies of documents/certificates in support of the application


Please send your application to:


Application deadline: October 09th, 2017


The remuneration for the position will be based on knowledge and experience of the candidate and in accordance to internal regulations of the Institute. Selection of the best candidate will be solely based on qualifications for the advertised position. All applicants will be provided with an equal opportunity.

Date of publication
27 September 2017