We are currently looking to recruit a postdoctoral fellow in the area of experimental neuroscience in the motor system for a 3-year position. The official posting will appear soon.

The work will consist of electrophysiological measurements using Neuropixels probes and other electrodes, and optogenetics/viral injection in the rat nervous system during in vivo awake behavior. 

Required qualifications:

  1. Prior experience in rodent surgery.
  2. Data analysis using matlab or python
  3. Electrophysiology

If you are interested and want to know more please send an email to Rune Berg: 




University of Copenhagen wish to reflect the diversity of society and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation. Appointment will be based on merit alone.


Living in Copenhagen
is a unique and wonderful experience. University of Copenhagen has an International staff mobility program to help accommodate international researcher  with practical matters, before arrival such as with residence permit, housing and childcare/school as well as during the stay with salary, tax, pension, insurance, banking as well as getting accustomed with language and culture.  They also have a special team to accommodate partners and spouses to locate the professional opportunities in Denmark (dual career/spouse network).  The Danish tax authorities have a special low tax (27%) for foreign researchers (learn more).

Pros and cons of living in Copenhagen - here's a good blog post