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Position: Senior Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Biosciences - Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: A MRC funded Senior Research Fellow position in molecular neurobiology is available in the Laboratory of Professor Stephen Hunt; The postholder will undertake molecular neurobiology research focussing on the modification of touch and pain circuits in the spinal cord by new non-paralytic botulinum-based molecules tailored to silence specific central and peripheral neurons. The project will employ confocal imaging, molecular and behavioural techniques
Requirements: A PhD in a relevant subject area is essential as is a good working knowledge of molecular neuroscience and proficiency in molecular or behavioural techniques. The candidate will have experience in imaging particularly confocal microscopy and experience in immunohistochemical techniques
   
Text: Senior Research Fellow, - Ref:1860094 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £44,674 - £52,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities A MRC funded Senior Research Fellow position in molecular neurobiology is available in the Laboratory of Professor Stephen Hunt. The postholder will undertake molecular neurobiology research focussing on the modification of touch and pain circuits in the spinal cord by new non-paralytic botulinum-based molecules tailored to silence specific central and peripheral neurons. The project will employ confocal imaging, molecular and behavioural techniques. The post is available from May 2020 until September 2022 in the first instance. Key Requirements A PhD in a relevant subject area is essential as is a good working knowledge of molecular neuroscience and proficiency in molecular or behavioural techniques. The candidate will have experience in imaging particularly confocal microscopy and experience in immunohistochemical techniques. Further Details Further particulars, including a job description and person specification, can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you would like to discuss the post please contact Professor Stephen Hunt on hunt@ucl.ac.uk If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Biosciences staffing on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference number:1860094. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 11 Mar 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and person specification Apply Now
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