|Salary:||£36,024 to £44,263 pa - Grade 7|
|Placed On:||27th September 2023|
|Closes:||1st November 2023|
Fixed Term until 31 October 2026
We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to work with the Goodwin group at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour. The project will understand how an animal integrates visual information with an internal sexual state.
The successful candidate will be a motivated individual with a background in biology/neuroscience and a long-term interest in understanding the circuit basis of brain function and Behaviour.
The successful candidate will use web-based software to reconstruct neuronal morphology and analyse synaptic connectivity, analyse and interpret data using data analysis tools, construct Drosophila strains, identify genetic reagents and design experiments, be actively involved with all aspects of the Goodwin group, speak and present at group lab meetings and national/international conferences and take responsibility for the day to day academic duties including planning for tasks and experiments.
The successful candidate will hold a PhD or be near to completing a PhD in Neuroscience, have detailed knowledge and experience of Drosophila genetics, experience in functional analyses of neural circuits, microscopy experience, experience with computer programming, good communication skills and be motivated to understand the circuit basis of brain function and Behaviour.
The post is available for immediate start, but the start date is flexible.
The post will be based in The Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, Tinsley Building. Mansfield Road, Oxford.
Closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 1st November 2024
Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.
We, as a Department and Community, will be considerate and welcoming of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. We acknowledge societal inequalities and how these impact us, and those around us, personally and professionally. – DPAG Statement of Inclusion.
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