|Salary:||£34,308 to £42,155|
|Placed On:||1st February 2023|
|Closes:||12th February 2023|
Applications are invited for a 1-year postdoctoral research associate position in the Barker lab (with possible extension subject to funding). The group works at the interface of clinical and laboratory science, aiming to better understand and develop novel treatments for neurological disorders. In particular, the successful candidate will contribute to an expanding programme of research around stem cell derived neurons in investigating the role of the immune system in Parkinson's disease (PD). The candidate will also lead on projects around gene therapies in Parkinson's disease and be expected to contribute to student lab supervision.
We seek applicants with a PhD (or close to submission) in neuroscience, and relevant experience and specialist knowledge in the fields of, neurodegeneration, virus work and animal experience is desirable. The post holder will work within a close clinical and scientific team of research assistants, doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers and clinicians. They will be expected to work in a team environment and to support and contribute to other related collaborative projects.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/39296.
Informal enquiries may be directed to Shaline Fazal via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and a CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.
Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
The closing date for applications is: 12th February 2023
The interview date for the role is: To be confirmed
Please quote reference ZE35221 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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