John Black Senior Research Fellow

University of Oxford - Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building

Grade RSIV: Competitve

We are seeking applications from an internationally leading research scientist in the neurobiology of Parkinson’s disease. You will complement the existing world-leading expertise in neurodegenerative research at the University of Oxford and help maintain critical mass in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics in this area.

You will be responsible for providing vision and direction for research collaborators and colleagues whilst leading a programme of research at national and international level broadening the depth and range of research in the Department. You will regularly disseminate research findings through high-profile conferences and publications and be expected to make a contribution to the Department’s neuroscience teaching efforts.

You will have a considerable international reputation in the field of neurodegenerative research and demonstrate successful leadership of a research group as well as in the teaching and training of students. An excellent track record in raising research grant funds, and peer-reviewed publications is essential.

This full-time post is available immediately and will initially be based in the Le Gros Clark Building, South Parks Road, Oxford.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 1 August 2018 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place on Thursday 27 September 2018.  

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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