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Lecturer in Sleep and Neurodegeneration

University of Surrey - School of Biosciences & Medicine

Location: Guildford
Salary: £40,792 to £45,892
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th August 2019
Closes: 18th September 2019
Job Ref: 065019

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019

Lecturer in Sleep in Neurodegeneration

We are excited to invite applications for a Lecturer position in the Surrey Sleep Research Centre (SSRC) in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

This permanent post is funded by the University of Surrey and the Dementia Research Institute (DRI) Care Research & Technology Centre, which is a collaboration between Imperial College London and the University of Surrey. The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) was created through a joint investment from the Medical Research Council (MRC), Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK.

You will be part of a team of sleep and circadian rhythm researchers that focusses on understanding the role of sleep in neurodegeneration. The sleep team collaborates closely with the Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Analysis (CVSSP), the Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and researchers across the DRI Care Research & Technology Centre.

As part of this team you will develop your own group and make an impact in the assessment and support of those at living with dementia or at risk of developing the condition

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in human sleep physiology, EEG analysis, circadian rhythms and experience in working with patient populations.

For an informal discussion or further details, please contact Professor Derk-Jan Dijk

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