UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Psychology

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,199 - £37,345 per annum Grade I £37,345 - £42,036 per annum Grade J
Posted
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2018
Ref
ACAD103626
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,199 - £37,345 per annum Grade I £37,345 - £42,036 per annum Grade J
Closing date for applications 14-Nov-2018

Applications are invited to join Professor Hugh Piggins’s circadian neuroscience laboratory in the School of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience at the University of Bristol. We are seeking a Postdoctoral Neuroscientist to develop, execute, analyse and report on electrophysiological, molecular, and behavioural investigations in rodents. This is part of a research programme that is designed to elucidate the organisation and function of neural circuits in the hypothalamus and brainstem in the generation and control of daily rhythms in physiology and behaviour. This is a full-time open-ended  post with fixed term funding for 4 years, to start 01/01/19.

For published examples of previous research by the Piggins group, please see:

Timothy et al, (2017) Biological Psychiatry

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006322317315834

Wegner et al. (2017) Journal of Neuroscience 37:7824-7836.

http://www.jneurosci.org/content/37/33/7824.long

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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