Research Assistant

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£32,676 and £37,297, including London Weighting Allowance
Friday, 16 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 16 November 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This 2-year research assistant in the laboratory of Professor Beatriz Rico is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and will investigate how early life experience influences brain development.

The Centre for Developmental Neurobiology and MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders are world-leading centres in the field of developmental neuroscience and brain disorders, situated in central London.

The main duty of the post holder will be to provide logistics, organisational and technical support for the team.  We are seeking someone motivated and committed for science, who can work under their own initiative, independent if need it, adaptable, efficient and with a keen interest in the projects we develop in our lab.  Candidates should have a degree in biological sciences or similar and previous work experience in a research laboratory. Previous experience of at least two years in a lab is essential. Experience in histology, cell biology and molecular biology are essential, while experience with microscopy and mouse work would be desirable, including holding a personal licence to work with mice. Management and communication skills will also be positively evaluated.  The candidate will benefit from training in a vibrant and collaborative research environment.

Contact: Professor Beatriz Rico,

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