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Postdoctoral position - Hindges lab, King’s College London, UK



Type: Postdoctoral Position


Institution: Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King’s College London, UK, 


Closing Date: 1. March 2018


Salary: up to £36,613 per annum , plus £2,923 London Allowance


Contract term: full time, fixed for 3 years




We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated post-doctoral scientist for a BBSRC-funded study to assess the relation between structure and function of neurons in larval zebrafish. The post holders will join the group of Dr. Robert Hindges in the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King’s College London and the project will make extensive use of in vivo imaging, zebrafish transgenesis using genome editing and ultrastructural imaging of retinal cells. 


The post holder will be involved in developing tools and techniques to alter neuronal activity, molecular cues and environmental factors in combination with methods for the selective labelling of visual circuits in larval zebrafish. The post holder will benefit from state-of-the-art imaging and fish facilities, technical support and the intellectual environment and friendly and interactive culture of the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology. 


The candidate will have, or be close to completing, a PhD and a genuine interest in neuroscience. Independence, motivation, good communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team are required. Experience in imaging techniques, image analysis, molecular biology and zebrafish are desirable but not essential. Candidates with training and/or experience in functional imaging are encouraged to apply. 


This is a fixed term position, 3 years. 


The selection process will be a presentation and panel interview. 


To apply for this post, you will need to register with the HireWire system first to download and submit the application form.  The link is: 


CONTACT: Dr. Robert Hindges

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