Signal Analyst Position in Neurology

University of Bern Clinic of Neurology

Signal Analyst position in Neurology
50 %

As a leading university hospital with a rich tradition, the Inselspital is part of the Insel Group and is a centre of medical expertise and high technology with an international reputation as well as being a first-class training and research centre.

The Center for Experimental Neurology (ZEN) is a unique translational research center in the Department of Neurology at the Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland. The ZEN fosters strong collaborations between clinical and experimental laboratories with long-standing expertise in sleep, epilepsy and stroke. To further strengthen our group, we are seeking a motivated candidate to be part of our translational research program.

Examined immediately or upon agreement
Limited to 1 year

The challenge
This project aims to study direct links between thalamic stroke patients and mouse models of mini-targeted thalamic strokes, including the circuit dissection of sensory-evoked auditory responses and sleep-wake behavior as a function of thalamic lesion topography. The candidate will investigate the role of neuronal/glial networks in animal models of stroke recovery using state-of-the-art techniques, including in vivo electrophysiology, imaging technologies and behavioral testing.
Your profile
  • PhD in engineering or computer programing
  • Solid communications skills in English
  • A strong scientific background, motivation and interest in collaborating with a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong skills in Matlab
  • Experience with sleep and wake EEG signal analysis is recommended Ability to synchronize and integrate different signal sources
  • Experience in research
  • A good understanding of statistical tools
The package
  • Position involves working with an interdisciplinary and translational team of experimental and clinical scientists
  • International environment
  • Salary according to the rules of the Swiss SNSF
For further information please contact Dr. Carolina Gutierrez Herrera, Phone +41 31 632 66 49

Please apply only online: Code number 4153/20