KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Grade 6, £37,412 to £40,568 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance.
Posted
Thursday, 22 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Ref
R6/1611/19-KM
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position funded by the BBSRC.

The successful applicants will pursue a research project with the goal of understanding how brain-wide neural circuits lead to flexible cognitive behaviours in mice. The techniques employed will include chronic in-vivo two photon calcium imaging of multiple cell classes, targeted optogenetic manipulations, single-cell electroporation, viral vector based functional circuit mapping, and quantitative mouse behaviour.  The successful applicant will benefit from the collaborative culture of the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London and will have the opportunity to develop collaborations with groups studying animal models of brain disorders.

Candidates must have a strong research track record. Experience with in-vivo two photon imaging, electrophysiology, rodent behaviour and analysis of complex datasets will be highly valued. Candidates with programming skills are encouraged to apply.

Other positions currently being recruited for in the Khan lab:  Postdoctoral Research Associate, Wellcome Trust funded project.  Two years fixed term. Please contact Adil Khan khan.adil@kcl.ac.uk for more details. 

This post will be offered on fixed term contract for 3 years.

This is a full-time post – 35 hours per week.

The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation. 

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