Postdoctoral Research Associate - Developmental Neurobiology

London (GB)
£37,412 to £44,015 per annum
01 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department : Developmental Neurobiology

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position funded by the Wellcome Trust.

The successful applicant will pursue a research project with the goal of understanding how brain-wide neural circuits lead to flexible cognitive behaviours in mice. The techniques employed will include state-of-the-art chronic in-vivo two photon calcium imaging of multiple cell classes, targeted optogenetic manipulations, viral vector based functional circuit mapping, and quantitative mouse behaviour. The successful applicant will benefit from the collaborative, friendly and interactive culture of the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King's College London and will have the opportunity to develop collaborations with the strong developmental, molecular and genetic research groups at the Centre.

Candidates must be independently motivated and have a strong research track record. Experience with in-vivo two photon imaging, rodent behaviour and analysis of complex datasets will be highly valued. Candidates with programming skills, or with backgrounds in computational neuroscience, physics or engineering are encouraged to apply.

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £37,412 to £44,015 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 24 months.

This is a full-time post, 35 hours per week.

The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation.

To apply, please register with the King's College London application portal and complete your application online.

Closing date: Midnight on 12th March 2019

Grade and Salary : £37,412 to £44,015 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 per annum London Allowance
Job ID : 009646  
Close Date : 12-Mar-2019
Contact Person : Dr Adil Khan
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