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Position: Research Technician
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Biosciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: A Research Technician position is available to contribute to studies aimed at unravelling the mechanisms that lead to synaptic dysfunction and degeneration in neurodegenerative diseases. The applicants will use a range of cellular and electrophysiological approaches. The candidates will have access to state-of-the-art imaging facilities and will have the opportunity to collaborate with scientists in the ARUK Drug Discovery Institute at UCL and the Francis Crick Institute
Requirements: The post holder will hold a degree in a relevant discipline (neuroscience and neurodegeneration). Working experience in electrophysiology and cell imagining techniques are essential
   
Text: Research Technician, - Ref:1784900 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Division of Cell and Developmental Biology Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?28,574 - ?33,487 per annum Duties and Responsibilities A Research Technician position is available to contribute to studies aimed at unravelling the mechanisms that lead to synaptic dysfunction and degeneration in neurodegenerative diseases. The technician will be based in the laboratory of Professor Patricia Salinas at the UCL main campus. The lab is primarily focused on understanding how dysfunction in Wnt signalling contributes to synaptic dysfunction and synapse degeneration in Alzheimer?s disease. The applicants will use a range of cellular and electrophysiological approaches. The candidates will have access to state-of-the-art imaging facilities and will have the opportunity to collaborate with scientists in the ARUK Drug Discovery Institute at UCL and the Francis Crick Institute. The post is available from now until 1 February 2020 in the first instance with possibility of extension. Key Requirements The post holder will hold a degree in a relevant discipline (neuroscience and neurodegeneration). Working experience in electrophysiology and cell imagining techniques are essential. Further Details Further particulars, including a job description and person specification, can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now'button below. For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Patricia Salinas at p.salinas@ucl.ac.uk . For an outline of the lab?s research interests https://www.ucl.ac.uk/biosciences/departments/cdb/people/patricia-salinas/salinas-lab . If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Biosciences staffing on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference number: 1784900. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 4 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality. This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role. 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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