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Simons ESAT Fellow

The University of Edinburgh - Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £41,526 to £59,135 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 21st January 2020
Closes: 20th February 2020
Job Ref: 051080

Grade UE08 £41,526 - £49,553pa or Grade UE09 £52,559 - £59,135pa

Applications are invited from scientifically qualified candidates for 3 SIDB Fellowships to be hosted by the recently established Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain (SIDB) within the Patrick Wild Centre at The University of Edinburgh. These are new tenure-track positions that will focus on establishing an independent research programme.

The successful candidates will be outstanding scientists with a proven record of research excellence to complement and enhance research into autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Applications will be considered from researchers with a range of expertise from molecular biology/genetics to cellular and circuit physiology to behaviour. 

Prospective candidates should contact Professor Peter Kind, Head of the Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain (tel: 0131 651 1762;

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender or ethnic group. As women and members of ethnic minorities are currently under-represented in posts at this level we particularly encourage applications from members of these groups. These posts are for five years. Subject to a satisfactory formal review at the end of year four, the post-holder will then move to a standard University academic open-ended contract at the end of year five. Appointments at Senior Lecturer level will be considered for suitably qualified candidates.

*Please note that previous applicants to vac ref 044323 do not need to re-apply*

Reference: 051080

Closing Date: 20th February 2020

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