Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

University of Nottingham

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Faculty of Drugs – Psychological Well being and Medical Neurosciences
Location:  College Park

£30,487 to £45,585
each year, relying on abilities and expertise (minimal £33966 with related PhD). Wage development past this scale is topic to efficiency.
Closing Date:  Sunday 10 December 2023
Reference:  MED525723

An thrilling alternative has arisen for a postdoctoral electrophysiologist throughout the Auditory Cortical Circuits Lab within the Tutorial Unit, Psychological Well being and Medical Neuroscience. The place is predicated at Listening to Sciences, College Park Campus. 

Total, Listening to Sciences accommodates sixteen analysis groups and is thought for the breadth of its methodological experience, together with qualitative and quantitative methodologies, neuroscience, psychology, audiology, medication, affected person and public involvement, coverage & precedence setting, and digital intervention improvement, supported by very high-quality Operations, Analysis Supply, and Medical Analysis groups. The publish holder could have many alternatives to work together with everybody throughout the groups.

The aim of the position is to review the influence of hearing-loss on auditory neural circuits utilizing strategies reminiscent of opto/chemogenetics and electrophysiology. Duties will embody anaesthetising mice (to permit hearing-loss induction through noise publicity) then recovering the mice from anaesthesia and performing well being checks, intracranial injections, performing optogenetic/electrophysiological experiments and histology/imaging. 

The publish holder will handle, plan and conduct analysis, resolving issues that come up, write up your analysis findings and collaborate with colleagues on areas of shared curiosity. There may be additionally the potential to current your work at conferences and to develop future funding functions.

You have to have expertise in performing neurosurgery and making neural recordings in rodents. Moreover, you have to maintain an energetic House Workplace issued Private Licence for work in rodents. The position is appropriate to these near completion of a PhD or these already at a post-doctoral stage.

The College of Nottingham gives beneficiant employment packages while supporting the well-being of our employees to assist them attain their full potential. As a college worker, you should have a superb selection of advantages and rewards, together with entry to health and well being amenities, employees reductions and journey schemes, together with a aggressive vacation allowance and a extremely enticing pension scheme. The College of Nottingham is an equal alternatives employer and welcomes functions from all sections of the group.  As a member of the staff you can be anticipated to attempt for excellence, behave professionally/ethically, respect different employees members and assist to create an atmosphere of inclusivity.

This can be a full-time (36.25 hours per week), fixed-term place to thirtieth June 2024. Requests for secondment from inside candidates could also be thought of on the idea that prior settlement has been sought from each your present line supervisor and the supervisor of your substantive publish, in case you are already endeavor a secondment position.

Casual enquiries could also be addressed to Dr Joseph Sollini, [email protected]. Please word that functions despatched on to this e-mail handle is not going to be accepted.

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