R360 Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Visa sponsorship available

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Visa sponsorship available

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University of Edinburgh

Full job description

UE07: Salary range £39,347 to £46,974 per annum

CMVM/Edinburgh Medical School/Deanery of Biomedical Sciences/UK Dementia Research Institute

Full-time, 35 hours per week

Fixed-Term, 3 years in first instance with possibility of extension.

The Opportunity:

Join the Hasel Lab as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Edinburgh Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences and UK Dementia Research Institute (see https://ukdri.ac.uk/about-us ) to explore how astrocytes at the borders of the brain contribute to brain function and dysfunction in disease.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • PhD or MD earned or expected in a relevant discipline (neuroscience, biology, etc.).
  • Expertise in molecular biology, working with mice and processing of brain tissue.
  • Experience with microscopy and image analysis.
  • Experience with or desire to learn generating and analysing single cell RNA-seq and spatial transcriptomics data.

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

  • A competitive salary of £39,347 – £46,974 p.a.
  • An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work.
  • To be part of a diverse and vibrant international community
  • Comprehensive Staff Benefits, such as a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family-friendly initiatives, and flexible work options. Check out the full list on our staff benefits page (opens in a new tab) and use our reward calculator to discover the total value of your pay and benefits

Championing equality, diversity and inclusion

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Prior to any employment commencing with the University you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages (opens new browser tab)

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

Key dates to note

The closing date for applications is 26 th April 2024

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Interviews will be held within two weeks of the closing date.

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