Postdoctoral Scientist – Neurobiology : Cambridge, United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Scientist
Starting Salary £27,729 to £30,486 per annum
Band Salary £27,084 to £32,324 per annum
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is an internationally renowned Cambridge-based centre for fundamental biomedical research.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scientist position in the group of Dr Ingo Greger to study AMPA-glutamate receptor-mediated synaptic plasticity. In collaboration with Prof. Ole Paulsen (Cambridge University) and Dr Jason Chin (MRC LMB) the project is aimed at elucidating AMPA receptor dynamics during synaptic plasticity using orthogonal chemistry, electrophysiology and super-resolution light microscopy techniques.

For this interdisciplinary project, candidates should have a PhD and good experience with electrophysiological recordings as well as imaging techniques. For further information please contact Dr I. Greger (ig@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk).

Successful applicants will be awarded a fixed term Career Development Fellowship/MRC Postdoctoral Training Scheme until 10 August 2019. The fellowship is a training and development position for a post-doctoral scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, or is moving into a new research discipline.

Working for the MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a final salary pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare membership and excellent holiday entitlement. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers.
For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit:
http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk

Informal enquires may be made to Dr I. Greger (ig@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk).

To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/316. If you are unable to apply online please contact us athradmin@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk.

Closing date: 21 September 2016

Final appointments will be subject to a pre employment screening
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.