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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: You will be responsible for organising training and dissemination workshops for new technology, setting up and maintaining experimental equipment as well as writing and contributing to scientific reports, presentations and experimental records. You will be expected to have a keen interest in working on novel animal models that are ideally suited for understanding the physiological mechanisms of ego- and allo-centric based navigation
Requirements: A PhD in neuroscience or a cognate area and extensive experience in cellular and/or systems neuroscience are essential. Experience in the hardware and software development required for the design and control of behavioural assays and recordings either in vitro or in vivo is desirable; Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrable ability to present complex information, and proven ability to analyse and write up data are also essential along with a commitment to high quality research and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently
   
Text: Research Fellow, - Ref:1883947 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre (SWC) commenced research operations in Spring 2016 bringing together world-leading scientists to investigate how brain circuits process information to generate perception, form memories and guide behaviour. Developed through the vision and partnership of the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Wellcome, and with substantial investment from these partners, the mission of the SWC is to generate experimentally testable theories of brain function. We have two opportunities for outstanding Research Fellows to join project teams within the Branco and Margrie laboratories. You will be responsible for organising training and dissemination workshops for new technology, setting up and maintaining experimental equipment as well as writing and contributing to scientific reports, presentations and experimental records. You will be expected to have a keen interest in working on novel animal models that are ideally suited for understanding the physiological mechanisms of ego- and allo-centric based navigation. The posts are funded until 01 June 2025 in the first instance. Key Requirements A PhD in neuroscience or a cognate area and extensive experience in cellular and/or systems neuroscience are essential. Experience in the hardware and software development required for the design and control of behavioural assays and recordings either in vitro or in vivo is desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrable ability to present complex information, and proven ability to analyse and write up data are also essential along with a commitment to high quality research and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. For queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please email the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre HR team, swc.hr@ucl.ac.uk . UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 10 Jul 2022 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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