Ph.D. Student in Grenoble/France

A PhD position is immediately available in the laboratory of Marco Canepari at the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Physics of the Grenoble University. The topic of this research project is the study of the fast calcium currents associated with synaptic signals at cerebellar Purkinje using the cutting edge optical techniques developed in our laboratory. The project will involve collaborations with other laboratories in France as well as with international industrial partners. More details on the research activity in the laboratory are available at the website:

The candidate will have a master degree in science, good-to excellent university marks over the last two years of studies and a strong motivation to pursue a career in science. Previous experience in electrophysiology applied to neuroscience (in particular using the patch clamp technique) is welcome although candidates with other backgrounds but with equal motivation are encouraged to apply.

The candidate selection will be open until the position is fulfilled. The salary will be around 1350€/month for 36 months and it will include French social benefits. The successful candidate will register at the School of Physics of the University of Grenoble and will be expected to start between 01/11/2015 and 01/01/2016.

Candidates must send via email a motivation letter, a full CV with marks and at least one letter of reference to:

Marco Canepari ([email protected])

It is appreciated if in the letter the candidate indicates a telephone number where he/she can be contacted.

Job Information

Closing date:2015-08-31
Employment start date:2015-11-01
Contract length:36 months
Institution:Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Physics

Contact Information

Marco Canepari
Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique (LIPhy),
Université J. Fourier et CNRS UMR 5588,
Bat. E45, 140 avenue de la physique, Domaine univ.,
38402 St Martin d'Hères cedex, FRANCE
Phone +33 (0)4 76 51 47 31
Email [email protected]