Research Associate in Neurosciences
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 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006322317315834
Wegner et al. (2017) Journal of Neuroscience 37:7824-7836.
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Hugh Piggins on Hugh.Piggins@bristol.ac.uk
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