Please note that this post is currently available only to Imperial College employees and College Agency Workers.
Priority consideration will be given to Imperial College staff at risk of redundancy
Fixed term appointment for 3 years
Applications are invited for a research associate position, working with Dr. Paul Chadderton to study mechanisms of working memory in the experimental models neocortex. Our group uses a multidisciplinary approach encompassing in vivo electrophysiology, molecular biology and behavioural assays.
We seek a highly motivated individual to fill this post, in possession of a PhD/DPhil or equivalent in a relevant discipline. It would be an advantage for the post holder to be experienced in one of the following methods:
electrophysiological recording in vivo
applying optogenetic manipulations to investigate neuronal circuit function
behavioural assays in experimental models
We are based in the Department of Bioengineering - a newly refurbished space with excellent research facilities - in proximity to several systems neuroscience and neurotechnology groups. The appointment is initially offered for up to 36 months.
For an informal discussion please contact Dr Paul Chadderton ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Our preferred method of application is online via our website at the following link: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (select Job Search and enter the job reference no EN20120166FH) Please complete and upload the application form as directed and submit together with a detailed CV.
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