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Research Fellow in Neurodegeneration


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Friday 13 September 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1177619BJ

We are looking for a Research Fellow to undertake research in accordance with the project entitled “propagation of tau pathology in a Drosophila model of tauopathy” under the supervision of Dr Amrit Mudher. The job will entail characterisation of the model of spread of tau pathology and further to characterise the biophysical properties of the species of tau engaged in spread. There will some element of supervision of students also working on this project.

A PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in biological sciences is essential. Experience in both Biophysical techniques and Drosophila husbandry is highly desirable.

Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification.  The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

This is a full time fixed term contract for 12 months and the successful candidate will need to be willing to start soon after the 1st of October 2019.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1177619BJ on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Biological Sciences

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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