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Research Associate (Postdoctoral Neuroscientist)

Cardiff University - Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £34,304 to £40,972 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 8th October 2021
Job Ref: 11758BR

Cardiff University School of Medicine

College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

A position is available for a Post-doctoral Research Associate funded by a grant from the Leverhulme Trust awarded to Prof Anthony Isles (School of Medicine) and Prof Ros John (School of Biosciences).

The position will investigate the contribution of maternally expressed imprinted genes to parental behaviour. The successful candidate will join an internationally renowned group combining molecular biology and neuroscience techniques to investigate the role of genomic imprinting in brain and behaviour.

Candidates should have a PhD and practical experience of genetic in vivo models and behavioural neuroscience, and/or molecular biology and bioinformatics.

For further information candidates should contact Prof Anthony Isles (

This post is a full time 35 hours per week, available from 1st November 2021 and fixed term until 31st October 2024.

Salary: £34,304 - £40,972 per annum (Grade 6).

Closing Date: Friday, 8 October 2021

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only. We now invite external applications.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age.  In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

“Cardiff University is a signatory to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions we will evaluate applicants on the quality of their research, not publication metrics or the identity of the journal in which the research is published. More information is available at:”

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