Research Associate in Neurosciences

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,199 - £37,345 per annum Grade I
28 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type
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
Closing date for applications 24-Feb-2019

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 behavioural, cognitive, neuroanatomical and electrophysiological investigations.

This is a collaborative research programme with the University of Manchester that is designed to elucidate the protective effects of physical exercise on aging and brain inflammation, particularly the hypothalamus and hippocampus.

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

Timothy et al., (2017) Biological Psychiatry
Wegner et al. (2017) Journal of Neuroscience 37:7824-7836.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Hugh Piggins on

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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