Postdoctoral Research Scientist

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

September 23, 2022

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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, Tinsley Building, Mansfield Road, Oxford

Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics

University of Oxford

Sherrington Building, Parks Road, Oxford

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Fixed Term/Full Time for 12 Months

Grade 7: £34,308 - £42,158

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research scientist to join the laboratory of Professor Gero Miesenboeck to work on a project entitled Potassium Channels, Sleep and Epilepsy. The project will seek to understand why we need to sleep and what drives sleep by studying genetically modified mouse lines and their sleep phenotypes as well as underlying mechanisms.

The successful applicant will hold either a PhD or MD in Biological Sciences or Medicine with a thesis in the realm of molecular biology or neuroscience. You will have sufficient specialist knowledge in neurophysiology and neurology/epilepsy, have technical expertise in electrophysiology and neurophysiological data analysis, have lab experience in molecular and cell biology, chemistry including optical methods and extensive experience in immunostaining techniques and imaging.

You will be able to manage your own academic research and administrative activities, adapt existing and develop new scientific techniques and experimental protocols, contribute ideas for new research projects, use specialist equipment and collaborate in the preparation of scientific reports and journal articles and occasionally present papers and posters.

The post will be based in the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, Tinsley Building, Mansfield Road, Oxford.

Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 23rd September 2022

Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

We, as a Department and Community, will be considerate and welcoming of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. We acknowledge societal inequalities and how these impact us, and those around us, personally and professionally. – DPAG Statement of Inclusion

Contact Person : Fiona Woods Vacancy ID : 160198 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 23-Sep-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : fiona.woods@cncb.ox.acuk Salary (£) : £34,308 - £42,158

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