ORGANISATION/COMPANYSainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)Established Researcher (R3)
APPLICATION DEADLINE17/04/2019 00:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONUnited Kingdom › London
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
HOURS PER WEEK36.5
The International Brain Laboratory (IBL) is a new collaborative scientific research project, spanning 20 neuroscience research labs across four countries in Europe and North America. These labs are working together to study how the brain works together to make a decision. This ambitious project will involve recording the activity of hundreds of thousands of neurons in the working brain, and building mathematical models of the resulting data.
The Histology Research Scientist vacancy for the IBL is a new and exciting opportunity to support an innovative and collaborative research project at the forefront of neuroscience, spanning multiple institutions internationally. Based in the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, the IBL Histology Research Scientist will be responsible for managing the inventory of IBL brain samples, preparing brain samples (ex vivo) for histology, using microscopy techniques to image brain samples, and registering acquired images onto standard brain atlases.
The post is funded for two years in the first instance.
To apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1794612. Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal. The deadline for applications is 23:59 GMT on Wednesday 17 April 2019.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre team at firstname.lastname@example.org, or give us a call on 020 3108 8011.
Salary starting from £35,328 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.
SWC staff are entitled to the full range of UCL staff benefits: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/pay-benefits/staff-benefits.
We’re looking for candidates with experience of working in a research laboratory, coupled with demonstrable practical experience in tissue staining, histology or microscopy. You’ll need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate with colleagues across multiple institutions and countries, and have a strong interest in and commitment to supporting high quality research. A good undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in Neuroscience or a cognate area is essential, and an understanding of neurodegenerative diseases is highly desirable.
EURAXESS offer ID: 390814
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