[Comp-neuro] Job opening: Research Associate in Imaging Analysis and Processing

Oscar Marín o.marin at umh.es
Mon Sep 9 18:16:48 CEST 2013

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Research Associate in Imaging Analysis and Processing

The Marin lab is a neuroscience research unit located in the Institute of Neuroscience in Alicante, Spain. The lab comprises a diverse group of scientists with different backgrounds whose main focus is understanding the mechanisms underlying cortical development and brain circuit assembly (http://in.umh.es/marinlab/). 

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with a strong background (bachelor or masters degree) in engineering (computer, electrical, etc) or applied mathematics, and experience in image analysis processing.  The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with neurobiologists to develop software and informatics tools to extract a range of neuronal and cellular parameters from mouse brain preparations, with the general goal of reconstructing 3D mouse brains from histological preparations.  The candidate will also be involved in setting up automated image acquisition system using cutting-edge confocal and light microscopy platforms.

Strong experience in Matlab programming is required
Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English
Capable of working in a fast-paced, multinational environment
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Useful skills:
Previous experience in image processing and microscopy
Previous experience in neurobiology

Please send a letter of intent, CV, and the name of two scientists from whom references can be requested to Prof. Oscar Marín (o.marin at umh.es).

2 year contract, renewable.  Salary negotiable based on experience. The position will be available until successfully filled.


Prof. Oscar Marín
Instituto de Neurociencias
CSIC & Universidad Miguel Hernández
Av. Ramón y Cajal, s/n
Campus de San Juan
03550 Sant Joan d'Alacant
Alicante, Spain

Office: (34) 965 91 9384
Lab: (34) 965 91 9415
Fax: (34) 965 91 9250

Personal assistant: Virtudes García
virtudes.garcia at umh.es
Phone: (34) 965 91 9250
Fax: (34) 965 91 9561

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