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Research Technician (Collective Behaviour Lab)

  1. Date: 18.11.2019
  2. Location: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
  3. Employer: Champalimaud Foundation
  4. Job type: Full Time
  5. Position: Research Technicians
  6. Application start: 18.11.2019            

  7. About us

    The Collective Behaviour Lab is looking for a Postdoctoral fellow to work on a project aiming to study how animals decide in groups.

    The position involves:
    A) Hands-on behavioural experiments with zebrafish and other fish species
    B) Machine Learning Techniques
    C) Close collaboration with theoretical colleagues

    More info about the lab’s research and team can be found at www.polaviejalab.org

    About you


    ~ BSc in Physics, Biology, Engineering or other areas relevant to animal behavior;
    ~ Good capacity and value for teamwork and communication skills;
    ~ Ability to work independently
    ~ Fluency in English.
    ~ Experience with computer programming (e.g. C, Python, MatLab);

    Applications should be submitted to Gonzalo de Polavieja at: gonzalo.polavieja@neuro.fchamppalimaud.org

Latest Publications

  • Pardo-Vazquez JL, Castiñeiras-de Saa JR, Valente M, Damião I, Costa T, Vicente MI, Mendonça AG, Mainen ZF, Renart A (2019) The mechanistic foundation of Weber's law Nat. Neurosci. 22 (9)
  • Maia, A.; Oliveira, J.; Lajnef, M.; Mallet, L.; Tamouza, R.; Leboye, M.; Oliveira-Maia, A. J. (2019) Oxidative and nitrosative stress markers in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis Acta Psychiatr Scand
  • Brugada-Ramentol, Victoria; Clemens, Ivar; de Polavieja, Gonzalo G. (2019) Active control as evidence in favor of sense of ownership in the moving Virtual Hand Illusion
  • Rao-Ruiz, Priyanka; Couey, Jonathan J.; Marcelo, Ivo M.; Bouwkamp, Christian G.; Slump, Denise E.; Matos, Mariana R.; van der Loo, Rolinka J.; Martins, Gabriela J.; van den Hout, Mirjam; van IJcken, Wilfred F.; Costa, Rui M.; van den Oever, Michel C.; Kus (2019) Engram-specific transcriptome profiling of contextual memory consolidation Nat Commun
  • Huber, Elizabeth; Henriques, Rafael Neto; Owen, Julia P.; Rokem, Ariel; Yeatman, Jason D. (2019) Applying microstructural models to understand the role of white matter in cognitive development