Post-Doctoral Position
Date: Friday, July 20 @ 14:42:55 CEST
Topic: Vacancies

The University of Oxford
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Post-Doctoral Circadian Biologist/Sleep Neurobiologist

Grade 7: Salary £25,889- £31,840

Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research scientist to join the Circadian and Visual Neuroscience Group at the University of Oxford.

We seek a circadian biologist/sleep neurobiologist to conduct a research project as part of a team working on an ongoing program of research studying the effect/s of light on non-visual receptors in the eye and brain and the physiological and behavioural consequences thereafter (Nature 424, 76-81; Curr Biol 13, 1290-1298; Eur J Neurosci 18, 3007-3017; Biologist 51, 135-140; Curr Biol 15, 1099-1107; Neuron 49(3); 331-339; Chronobiol Int 23(1-2); 167-179).

The ideal candidate will be dependable and highly enthusiastic with a strong background in circadian biology including experience of sleep and/or circadian assays and ISH/ICC and laser capture microdissection. A working knowledge of molecular biology including PCR, qPCR and RNA extraction would be preferable. A PhD or equivalent in a related area with 2-3 years post-doctoral experience is necessary.

This post offers an experienced and dedicated researcher the opportunity of joining a multidisciplinary team working in a state of the art research centre within a world renowned university. The post, starting September 2007, is funded by the Wellcome Trust and is offered for 16 months in the first instance.

A detailed job description quoting reference H5-07-036-RF is available from the Personnel Administrator, (email: [email protected], tel: 01865 287508 or from our web page /vacancies).
Applications, in the form of a full and detailed CV together with a supporting statement, list of publications and the names and addresses of three referees, should be sent to the Personnel Administrator at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive Oxford, OX3 7BN, or by email to; [email protected], or fax; 01865 287516. Please quote the reference number on your application.
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Russell Foster, Professor of Circadian Neuroscience, ([email protected]).
The closing date for applications is 17 August 2007.

This article comes from EUCLOCK - Entrainment of the circadian clock -

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