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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Biosciences - Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The main purpose of the position is to produce independent, original contributions to the understanding of the development of cortical pain and somatosensory networks, using in vivo electrophysiological and behavioural techniques in laboratory rodents. The postholder will join a multidisciplinary team of human and animal neuroscientists, engineers and clinical investigators whose research focus is on the development of pain and somatosensory processing in the first days of life. The research fellow will also learn to use cutting-edge technology (e.g. Neuropixel) and will provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including postdocs and project students
Requirements: PhD (or be studying towards it) in bioengineering, neurophysiology or relevant subject area and proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies including systems neuroscience, in vivo electrophysiology and electrophysiological recording apparatus
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1878737 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to join the group of Dr Lorenzo Fabrizi and Dr Stephanie Koch in the Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology. The main purpose of the position is to produce independent, original contributions to the understanding of the development of cortical pain and somatosensory networks, using in vivo electrophysiological and behavioural techniques in laboratory rodents. The postholder will join a multidisciplinary team of human and animal neuroscientists, engineers and clinical investigators whose research focus is on the development of pain and somatosensory processing in the first days of life. The research fellow will also learn to use cutting-edge technology (e.g. Neuropixel) and will provide guidance to less experienced members of the research group, including postdocs and project students. In addition to developing and conducting the research, the successful candidate will communicate results as scientific papers and in scientific presentations at local, national and international conferences. The post is funded by the Medical Research Foundation and is available for 18 months in the first instance. Key Requirements PhD (or be studying towards it) in bioengineering, neurophysiology or relevant subject area and proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies including systems neuroscience, in vivo electrophysiology and electrophysiological recording apparatus. Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (Salary £32,217 - £33,958 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). Further Details 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 please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr Lorenzo Fabrizi at l.fabrizi@ucl.ac.uk or Dr Stephanie Koch at s.koch@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: 1878737 UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 24 Oct 2021 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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