Postdoctoral Neuroscientist in in vivo electrophysiology

Postdoctoral Neuroscientist in in vivo electrophysiology

Closing Date: 
Monday, March 13, 2017

Grade 7: £31,076 - £33,943 per annum

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Neuroscientist to develop, execute and analyse in vivo electrophysiological, and behavioural experiments. The research is designed to elucidate the function of dopaminergic neurons during learning.

In addition to a PhD in a relevant discipline, candidates should have a promising track record of original research in their particular field of neuroscience and demonstrate creative thinking as applied to the development and execution of a focused programme of research. Candidates are expected to have expertise in electrophysiology (either in vitro or in vivo); experience with optogenetics and/or rodent behavioural experiments is also desirable.

The post holder will work in the group of Dr. Paul Dodson and will be based at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit, Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post of up to 36 months, externally funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, to start as soon as possible after 1st May 2017. Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory security screening.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr. Paul Dodsonpaul.dodson@pharm.ox.ac.uk.

Applications must be made via the University of Oxford’s online recruitment system, vacancy ID 127528.

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 13th March 2017.

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