UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate in Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Posted
02 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Associate 

Job number  ACAD102785 
School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience 
Open ended contract staff 
Full time 
Salary   £32,004 - £36,001 per annum 
Closing date for applications  29-Aug-2017 
Location: Bristol, UK
 
Funded by the Wellcome Trust the holder of this post will carry out interdisciplinary research investigating neural and circuit mechanisms of associative recognition memory in rodents. The successful candidate will perform experiments combining in vivo electrophysiology, pharmacology, behaviour and opto/chemogenetics to examine neural mechanisms during associative recognition.
 
The successful candidate will hold a PhD (awarded or imminent) in neuroscience or a related discipline. Experience of in vivo whole cell electrophysiology, behavioural experiments and optogenetic methods would be preferable.
 
For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Zafar Bashir, 0117 3311957, z.i.bashir@bristol.ac.uk or Professor Clea Warburton, 0117 3311936, e.c.warburton@bristol.ac.uk 
 
The closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 29 August 2017.
 
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