Post-doctoral position in Leicester/UK

Open ended contract subject to external funding. Funding is available for up to 3 years. At Leicester we’re going places. As a leading University in Britain our aim is to climb further. A commitment to high quality fused with an inclusive academic culture is our hallmark and led the Times Higher Education to describe us as “elite without being elitist”. In this position you will use the zebrafish model to investigate early neuronal circuitry dysfunction as a target for treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The position will involve you working independently undertaking research towards the objectives of the project outlined in the job summary. The position will involve you integrating into a team of scientists including the day-to-day supervision of a technician and cooperation with PhD students working on related projects. The post holder will be responsible to Dr Jonathan McDearmid You should have a PhD in neuroscience or a related discipline and experience with patch clamp electrophysiology techniques is highly desirable. The project will be undertaken in the laboratory of Dr Jonathan McDearmid (University of Leicester) in collaboration with Dr Tennore Ramesh and Professor Dame Pamela Shaw (Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience). Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Jonathan McDearmid on [email protected]

Job Information

Closing date:2015-08-11
Employment start date:2015-10-01
Contract length:3 years
Institution:University of Liecester
Department:Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

Contact Information

Jonathan McDearmid
337a Adrian Bldg,
University of Leicester,
Le1 7RH
Phone 0044 (0)116 252 3913
Email [email protected]