Research Associate/Fellow (fixed term)

University of Nottingham

21 Nov 2023
Job Data

College of Nottingham
Analysis Area
Organic sciences » Different
Medical sciences » Different
Neurosciences » Different
Researcher Profile
Recognised Researcher (R2)
United Kingdom
Utility Deadline
10 Dec 2023 – 23:59 (UTC)
Kind of Contract
Job Standing
Hours Per Week
Is the job funded by way of the EU Analysis Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job associated to employees place inside a Analysis Infrastructure?

Supply Description
College of Medication – Psychological Well being and Medical Neurosciences

Location:  College Park 

Wage:  £30,487 to £45,585 each year, relying on expertise 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. 

General, 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, drugs, 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 submit holder can have many alternatives to work together with everybody throughout the groups.

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

The submit 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’s additionally the potential to current your work at conferences and to develop future funding purposes.

You need to have expertise in performing neurosurgery and making neural recordings in rodents. Moreover, you need to maintain an lively Residence 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 degree.

The College of Nottingham offers 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 engaging pension scheme. The College of Nottingham is an equal alternatives employer and welcomes purposes from all sections of the neighborhood.  As a member of the group you may be anticipated to try for excellence, behave professionally/ethically, respect different employees members and assist to create an surroundings of inclusivity.

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

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

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Candidates for this submit will probably be thought-about on an equal foundation, topic to the related permission to work within the UK as outlined by the necessities set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please go to: for extra data.

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Analysis Area
Organic sciences
Years of Analysis Expertise
4 – 10

Analysis Area
Medical sciences
Years of Analysis Expertise
4 – 10

Analysis Area
Years of Analysis Expertise
4 – 10

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College Park

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