[Comp-neuro] Fwd: Ressearch Assitant McGill University

Md. Taufiq Nasseef taufiq278 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 18:17:46 CET 2017

I am already a member of this comp-neuro mailing list. Could you circulate
this one please. Thanks.

Best wishes,

*Please see advertisement below:*

*Job Title:*  Research Assistant

*Hiring Unit*: Dr. Brigitte Kieffer’s laboratory

*Work Location*: Douglas Hospital and Research Center - Perry Building 6875,
boul. LaSalle

*Hours/week*: 35 hours/week – Mon-Fri

*Salary*: $27,000 -36,000 (adjusted according to experience)

*Start Date:* February 1st 2017

*Description:* The selected candidate will be part of an internationally
renowned team of Prof. Brigitte Kieffer (http://douglas.research.
mcgill.ca/brigitte-kieffer) and will be a key actor for two team projects.
These studies aim at understanding the function of Mu opioid receptors (the
receptors for morphine) within brain networks and also test innovative
opiates drugs. Methodological approaches include establishment of
functional connectivity signatures using fMRI in live mice and also
visualize/quantify receptor signaling by fluorescence microscopy. The
selected candidate will be responsible for image acquisition and
post-processing of the fMRI images as well as participating in the
development of a pipeline to analyze multiphoton or confocal microscopy

*Primary Duties*:

Acquisition of fMRI images (Bruker 7 Tesla)

Data analysis and image post-processing

3D reconstruction and volume analysis of microscopy (confocal/multiphoton)


Bachelors degree in Biology/Computer Science or relevant experience.

Knowledge in MRI and animal experimentation.

Knowledge in coding, OS and languages (Linux, MATlab, Python)

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Strong team spirit to ensure optimal interactions with all team scientists.


The person will profit from Douglas Research Centre benefits.

Applicants are invited to submit their cover letters and resumes via email
to: emmanuel.darcq at douglas.mcgill.ca

We thank all applicants. Only selected candidates will be contacted.


Emmanuel Darcq, PhD
Brigitte Kieffer Lab, Douglas Research Centre
Dpt Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Perry room E-3403

6875, boulevard LaSalle
Montreal (Quebec) H4H 1R3

Phone :+1 514 761-6131 ext.: 4772

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Md Taufiq Nasseef, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow
Brain Imaging Center
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
McGill University
6875 Lasalle Blvd.
Montreal, QC, H4H 1R3
Tel: (514) 862-6907 <%28514%29%20557-2740>
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