Research Associate in Neurosciences

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum
Thursday, 3 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 3 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Biochemistry
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,797 - £38,017 per annum
Closing date for applications 03-Nov-2019

This 3-year Leverhulme Trust-funded project entitled ‘What do Kainate receptors (KARs) do in the brain and how do they do it?’. The appointed Research Associate will use multi-disciplinary approaches in in vitro and in vivo systems to define how KAR mRNA editing is regulated and how it impacts on KAR trafficking, KAR-mediated synaptic plasticity and brain function.

The PDRA will be highly motivated with directly relevant, biochemical, imaging and, preferably some electrophysiological expertise. They will make major practical and intellectual contributions to the project and enjoy a large degree of independence in experimental design and specific research directions.

Applicants should hold a BSc and PhD in a relevant subject.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Jeremy Henley on +44 (0)117 331 1945 or email:

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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