Postdoctoral Scientist, Cambridge
£25,622 - £27,223 per annum
They are seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to work in the Group of Dr Ingo Greger, to investigate signalling properties of neuronal and recombinant
AMPA-type glutamate receptors.The project will involve analysis of native
AMPA receptors from hippocampus, as well as assaying recombinant,
structure-guided receptor mutants in heterologous expression systems.
Applicants should have a PhD in biological and/or physical sciences,
and experience in electrophysiological recording techniques applied to
ligand-gated ion channels. A strong interest in synaptic signalling and ionchannel function is essential. A background in calcium imaging techniques would be advantageous.
The candidate will be awarded an MRC Career Development Fellowship, which is a
three year training and development position for a postdoctoral scientist
who has recently completed their doctoral studies or is moving into a
new research discipline.
The candidate's salary is supported by a flexible pay and reward policy, 30 days’
annual leave entitlement, an optional MRC final salary pension scheme
and excellent on site sports and social facilities.
This position is subject to pre-employment screening.
Applications for this role must now be made online at http://jobs.mrc.ac.uk inputting reference LMB09/257. If you do not have internet access or experience technical difficulties
please call 01793 301280.
Closing date: 23 July 2009.
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