We are recruiting for a 3-year Postdoctoral position within the National Institute for Medical Research. Our laboratory studies molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating development and maintenance of midbrain dopaminergic neurons. Research topics include deciphering gene regulatory networks involved in the specification and differentiation of these neurons. These projects utilize combinations of neuroanatomy, cell biology, genetically engineered mouse models, genomic high-throughput techniques and in vitro culture systems including brain slice cultures. We are seeking innovative and highly motivated researchers with a PhD in Life Sciences, preferably in developmental biology or neurobiology. Experience with molecular biology is essential.
Informal inquires should be addressed to Dr. Siew-Lan Ang via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Situated in Mill Hill, North West London, the MRC National Institute for Medical Research is the largest MRC institute, supporting some 70 research groups and 500 bench scientists. The Institute provides excellent training for researchers in a multi-disciplinary environment and is equipped with state of the art facilities, including genetic modification of mice, imaging, histology, and high throughput sequencing.
Salary range is from £27,513 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. MRC final salary Pension Scheme is available. Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at Visit Official Website. and complete an online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please quote reference number IRC20388.
Closing date: 6 June 2011