King’s College London
Postdoctoral Research Associate for Developmental Neurobiology
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate post funded by the MRC to work in the group of Dr Juan Burrone in the MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology. The project focuses on understanding membrane turnover during synaptogenesis: from growth cone extension to synapse formation. The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated team using state-of-the-art techniques to investigate vesicle cycling during synapse formation in dissociated hippocampal neurons.
Applicants must be highly motivated in research and hold a PhD or equivalent with strong background in neurophysiology or related field. Applicants with additional experience in one or more of the following areas will be given top priority: live cell imaging, electrophysiology, molecular biology, cell biology and primary neuron cell culture.
Post duration: 3 year fixed term contract.
The salary will be offered on the RA1A scale from ￡21,477 to ￡27,393 per annum plus ￡2,323 London Allowance per annum according to experience.
Informal enquiries to Dr. Juan Burrone (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
For an application form and full job description please send an A4 SAE to Human Resources, 4th Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD or email email@example.com
Alternatively, a full job description and application form can be downloaded by visiting www.kcl.ac.uk/jobs
Please quote reference W1/JJC/295/07-DB
Closing date for applications is 03 September 2007.
Equality of opportunity is College policy
Dr. Juan Burrone