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Position: UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI) Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute of Neurology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: A Research Fellow is sought for the Busche lab to join research projects targeted to reveal the cellular and circuit mechanisms that underlie neural systems failure and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease. For this purpose, a variety of approaches including in vivo two-photon calcium imaging and electrophysiology, widefield neural network imaging, microendoscopic imaging of freely behaving Alzheimer models as well as molecular and genetic approaches will be employed
Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in Neuroscience or a neuroscience-related or quantitative discipline (eg, physics, applied mathematics, engineering, bioinformatics). Experience in two-photon microscopy, electrophysiology, and behavioural analyses in live mice is essential. Strong programming and coding ability (MATLAB, Python, other), especially with regards to analysing imaging and/or electrophysiological data, is also required. The highly-motivated candidate must have excellent oral and written communication and inter-personal skills, a track record of writing and publishing high-quality scientific articles, and an aptitude for proactive and creative independent thought, are also required
   
Text: UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI) Research Fellow, - Ref:1784227 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Dementia Research Institute @ UCL Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities A Research Fellow is sought for the Busche lab to join research projects targeted to reveal the cellular and circuit mechanisms that underlie neural systems failure and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease. For this purpose, a variety of approaches including in vivo two-photon calcium imaging and electrophysiology, widefield neural network imaging, microendoscopic imaging of freely behaving Alzheimer models as well as molecular and genetic approaches will be employed. The post is available immediately and is funded for a period of three years in the first instance by a grant from DRI@UCL. Key Requirements Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in Neuroscience or a neuroscience-related or quantitative discipline (eg, physics, applied mathematics, engineering, bioinformatics). Experience in two-photon microscopy, electrophysiology, and behavioural analyses in live mice is essential. Strong programming and coding ability (MATLAB, Python, other), especially with regards to analysing imaging and/or electrophysiological data, is also required. The highly-motivated candidate must have excellent oral and written communication and inter-personal skills, a track record of writing and publishing high-quality scientific articles, and an aptitude for proactive and creative independent thought, are also required. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Miss E Bertram, HR Manager, Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk). For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Dr. Marc Aurel Busche (email: m.busche@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 3 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description Apply Now
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