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Postdoctoral Scientist - Neurobiology - Dr Ingo Greger - LMB 1662

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £32,302 to £35,143 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 7th October 2021
Job Ref: LMB 1662

Fixed term, 2 years

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scientist position in the group of Dr Ingo Greger to undertake research investigating signalling properties and nano-organisation of synaptic AMPA glutamate receptors using a combination of imaging and electrophysiology.

This project builds on our recent work (Watson J. et al., Elife 2017; Watson J. et al., Nat. Comms 2021; Zhang D. et al., Nature 2021; reviewed in Buonarati O. et al., Sci Signal 2019). Candidates should have a PhD and experience with brain slice electrophysiology and/or with super-resolution light microscopy. Experience with 2-photon microscopy would be greatly advantageous.

For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit:

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Ingo Greger at

The successful applicant will be awarded a 2-year Career Development Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Training Scheme position.  This is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills. The MRC LMB has excellent scientific core facilities and training opportunities.

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).  UKRI is an entitythat brings together nine partnersto create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at

Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days) and Benenden Healthcare membership.  You will also have access to employee shopping/ travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers.

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at

If you are unable to apply online please contact us at

Closing date: 07/10/2021

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.

The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.

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