Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Edinburgh

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Postdoctoral Analysis Fellow


College of Edinburgh

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Job Description:UE07: Wage vary £39,347 to £46,974 each yearCMVM/Edinburgh Medical Faculty/Deanery of Biomedical Sciences/UK Dementia Analysis InstituteFull-time, 35 hours per weekFastened-Time period, 3 years in first occasion with chance of extension.The Alternative:Be part of the Hasel Lab as a Postdoctoral Analysis Fellow on the Edinburgh Centre for Discovery Mind Sciences and UK Dementia Analysis Institute (see ) to discover how astrocytes on the borders of the mind contribute to mind perform and dysfunction in illness.Your expertise and attributes for achievement:

  • PhD or MD earned or anticipated in a related self-discipline (neuroscience, biology, and so forth.).
  • Experience in molecular biology, working with mice and processing of mind tissue.
  • Expertise with microscopy and picture evaluation.
  • Expertise with or need to be taught producing and analysing single cell RNA-seq and spatial transcriptomics information.

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If profitable, a world applicant requiring sponsorship to work within the UK might want to fulfill the UK Dwelling Workplace’s English Language necessities and apply for and safe a Expert Employee Visa.Key dates to noticeThe deadline for purposes is twenty sixth April 2024Except acknowledged in any other case the closing time for purposes is 11:59pm GMT. If you’re making use of exterior the UK the closing time on our adverts mechanically adjusts to your browsers native time zone.Interviews can be held inside two weeks of the deadline.About Us: As a world-leading research-intensive College, we’re right here to deal with tomorrow’s biggest challenges. Between now and 2030 we are going to do this with a values-led method to instructing, analysis and innovation, and thru the power of {our relationships}, each regionally and globally.In regards to the Workforce:The Edinburgh Medical Faculty: Biomedical Sciences, which is headed by Professor Mike Shipston, employs round 390 workers. Biomedical Sciences hosts the Centre for Discovery Mind Sciences (CDBS, Head: Professor David Wyllie) and An infection Medication (IM, Head: Professor Juergen Haas). These have sturdy hyperlinks with Edinburgh Neuroscience (Co-Administrators: Professor Cathy Abbott and Professor Malcolm MacLeod) and Edinburgh Infectious Ailments (EID, Co-Administrators: Professor David Dockrell and Professor Sarah Reece). Analysis themes inside Biomedical Sciences embrace: Genes and Growth; Synapses Circuits & Behaviour; Damage & Restore; Signalling, homeostasis & Power Steadiness; Ageing & Degeneration; Antimicrobial Resistance; Host-pathogen interactions; World Well being and Diagnostics Analysis. Our excellence in analysis is underpinned by the internet hosting inside Biomedical Sciences of the UK Dementia Analysis Initiative (UKDRI) at Edinburgh (Head: Prof Giles Hardingham) and the Simons Initiative for the Creating Mind (Head: Prof Peter Variety).Additionally inside Biomedical Sciences is the Biomedical Educating Organisation (BMTO) which performs an important function within the administration, coordination and implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate instructing. The BMTO is answerable for the BSc Medical Sciences programme and twelve BSc Biomedical Sciences Honours Programmes. Twenty-three Biomedical Sciences programs are delivered to first to 3rd yr undergraduates and roughly thirty Honours elective programs together with seven Bachelor of Medical Sciences Honours programmes as a part of the Bachelor of Medication & Surgical procedure (MBChB) diploma and 5 BSc Veterinary Sciences Honours Programmes as a part of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medication & Surgical procedure (BVM&S) diploma. As well as, the BMTO has accountability for a big portfolio of on-campus and on-line MSc programmes run by Biomedical Sciences. The BMTO pupil inhabitants is roughly 1500 undergraduate college students and 550 postgraduate college students.Biomedical Sciences can also be residence to The Zhejiang College – College of Edinburgh (ZJE) Institute which is the College’s flagship abroad establishment for schooling and scientific analysis. The partnership is answerable for two Twin Award BSc Honours programmes in addition to a Twin Award PhD programme and a one-year Masters by Analysis Programme and 4 12 months PhD programme.Biomedical Sciences is situated throughout quite a few websites: the Chancellor’s Constructing and Queen’s Medical Analysis Institute at Little France; the Medical Faculty in Teviot Place; the Hugh Robson Constructing, George Sq. and No 1 George Sq..In REF2021, the Faculty submitted to a few Models of Evaluation (UoAs): UoA1 Scientific Medication, UoA4, Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, and UoA6 Agriculture, Veterinary & Meals Science. Many of the workers in Biomedical Sciences had been returned in UoA4 (Neuroscience); this return was ranked 2nd within the UK for “high quality” and third within the UK for “energy”. Edinburgh’s submission is the one one within the UK to have been ranked within the high three for each of those descriptors. Fifty two p.c our analysis papers had been awarded the very best rating of 4*, outlined as world-leading, and an additional 38% had been rated 3*, outlined as internationally glorious. Furthermore, 100% of our ten impression case research had been awarded 4*, that means they’re world-leading in attain and significance and 100% of our surroundings was awarded 4*, that means the context during which our analysis takes place is world-leading in vitality and sustainability.Biomedical Sciences holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award denoting our dedication to the goals of the Constitution, displaying that we’ve recognised and responded to challenges and deliberate actions for the long run.

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£39347 – 46974 per yr


Edinburgh – Midlothian

Job date

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 00:54:05 GMT

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