Postdoctoral Neuroscientist University of Oxford, MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit, Department of Pharmacology United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Neuroscientist

MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit, Department of Pharmacology, Mansfield Road, Oxford

Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,604 - £34,520 p.a.

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Neuroscientist to develop, execute, analyse and report on state-of-the-art electrophysiological, electrochemical, behavioural and anatomical experiments in rodents, as part of a research programme that is designed to elucidate the function/dysfunction of the basal ganglia and their partner neuronal circuits. This post offers exciting opportunities for innovative neuroscientists who enjoy collaborative, multidisciplinary work.


In addition to having a PhD, MD or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline, candidates should have a promising track record of original research in their particular field of neuroscience. Candidates are also expected to have technical expertise with in vivo electrophysiology and/or voltammetry, and to provide evidence of creative and critical thinking as applied to the delivery of a focused programme of research. Experience of working with mice and of implementing rodent behavioural experiments is also desirable.


The postholder will work in the Group led by Professor Peter Magill, and will be based at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit (, University of Oxford.


This is a full-time, fixed-term post of up to 18 months, externally funded by the MRC, to start as soon as possible. Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory security screening.


Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Peter Magill.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 20 August 2018.


Contact Person : ADMINISTRATOR

Vacancy ID : 135982

Contact Phone : 01865 271865

Closing Date : 20-Aug-2018

Contact Email :

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