We are seeking for a highly motivated PhD student to carry out a research project aiming to study molecular mechanisms of memory formation. Toward that end, the successful applicant will utilize state-of-the-art molecular and cellular techniques and behavioral approaches such as optogenetic (e.g. Alapin et al., Cell Reports, 2018), neuronal calcium imaging using miniaturized fluorescence microscope and monitoring changes in dendritic spines morphology utilizing two-photon microscope. Lab website: http://rafilamprecht.wixsite.com/laboratorymemory

Interested candidates should send their CV and a brief statement of interests and experience to Prof. Raphael Lamprecht This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 10, 2018.

A full-time tenure-track faculty position in Neuroscience is available at the Sagol Department ofNeurobiology, University of Haifa, Israel(http://neuroscience.haifa.ac.il/index.php/en/?lang=en)starting at the academic year of 2019-2020.Individuals with two or more years of postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record are encouraged to apply.

We are seeking candidates who apply innovative system,cellular,molecular and/or computational approaches to study mechanisms underlying behavior.Successful candidates are expected to engage in independent research funded by external competitive funding, in active instruction of graduate students as well as in academic teaching.

Applications will be accepted until October15, 2018.

Each application package must be sent to the Departmental Search Committee by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include the following items:

  • A cover letter
  • A full resume including list of publications
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement

In addition, 3 recommendation letters should be addressed and sent directly tothe Departmental Search Committee.

We are looking for:

  • Extensive hands on experience with intracellular patch-clamp recordings
  • Good theoretical understanding of different electrophysiology assays
  • Publication record in the field (at least one paper)
  • PhD and or postdoc from a leading institute is a major plus
  • Experience with cell/molecular biology also a plus

The successful candidate should be an independent and motivated team player  

The position is scientifically challenging and is part of an effort to develop new original (not generic) drugs in the neurology field

For applications please send your CV and a SHORT cover letter to Ianai Fishbein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The visual perception lab, at the Psychology Department in Ben-Gurion University is looking for graduate or postdoc students who are interested in integrating  empirical work using sophisticated imaging tools and theoretical, computational work.

Requirements: curiosity, independence, background in computer programming, background in cognitive sciences/psychology/neuroscience, good computational skills. Prior knowledge in machine learning/network analyses and empirical experience would be advantageous.

Please send an email to Prof. Galia Avidan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., along with a CV, university grades and an academic recommendation.

 A full time postdoctoral researcher position is available in Prof. Moshe Bar cognitive neuroscience lab at the Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. The research project is on the role of directionality of cortical processing in mental processes.

Applicants should have strong background in cognitive neuroscience, an expertise in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and/or magnetoencephalography (MEG), and broad knowledge of research design and behavioral paradigms.

Interested candidates should send their CV to Prof. Moshe Bar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Letters of recommendation will be requested if initial match is found.

An open PhD student position in social cooperation research using rodent model.

The laboratory  studies basic research questions in social cooperation behavior using in-vivo telemetric electro-physiology and molecular biology.

Required skills:

  • Ability to develop independence in research
  • Working with animals
  • Using MATLAB / NEX
  • Electrophysiological recordings


For additional info:

Avi Avital: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 A post doctoral position is available at the Language and Brain Plasticity Lab of Dr. Tali Bitan, which is part of the IIPDM and the Psychology Department at the University of Haifa. The position is available starting May 2018.

The focus of this position is a neuroimaging training study on second language learning, done in collaboration with Vanderbilt University. Responsibilities include conducting the study, overseeing students, analysis of fMRI data using SPM and other tools, and manuscript writing. Applicants with experience in analysis of fMRI data are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant cognitive or linguistics background and to candidates with experience in MATLAB programming.

Research in the lab focuses on the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying learning and rehabilitation of linguistic and cognitive skills in healthy adults and children, individuals with atypical development, and acquired neurological disorders. IIPDM is a vibrant research environment that provides opportunities for interactions and training.

Interested applicants should send their CV and contact information of two references to Dr. Tali Bitan: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include a cover letter explaining your current research activities and expertise.

An open position for postdoctoral fellow to study signaling pathways and plasticity mechanisms that underlie addiction in the laboratory of Prof. Dorit Ron at the University of California, San Francisco.

Research in the Ron lab uses state-of-the-art techniques including, molecular/genetic technique for gene manipulations in subpopulations of neurons in vivo, viral-mediated gene delivery, RNA-seq and analysis in combination of transgenic animals, chemogenetics, and structural plasticity using 3-D reconstruction of single neurons as well as behavioral approaches (Examples, Barak et al. Nature Neuroscience 2013, Warnault et al., Biological Psychiatry 2016, Liu et al. Molecular Psychiatry 2017, Laguesse et al. Neuron 2017). Highly motivated candidates with in depth experience in molecular biology techniques including cloning that will be graduating within the next 6 months or have recently graduated are welcome to apply. The position offers an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team at the vibrant research community at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

Please send Curriculum Vitae and names of three references to: Professor Dorit Ron, Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.