Research Fellow - central nervous system regeneration and repair in Drosophila

United Kingdom
Jan 24, 2018
Feb 23, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

We are looking for an ideal candiate to create and contribute to the creation of knowledge, by undertaking research activities within the established research programme and research project entitled: “Tolls and neurotrophins in central nervous system regeneration and repair in Drosophila”, led by Dr Alicia Hidalgo (Principal Investigator, University of Birmingham) and in collaboration with Professor Nick Gay (Co-Investigator, University of Cambridge), and funded by the BBSRC. The post will be developed mostly in Birmingham, with periods of stay in Cambridge.

  • First degree in Life Sciences/Biological Sciences/Genetics/Cell Biology/Neuroscience/Chemistry/Biochemistry or related disciplines, and either a PhD or equivalent research experience in one of such related disciplines
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Fluency in relevant techniques or methods, and ability to contribute to developing new ones, within the disciplines mentioned above (for example, either in molecular biology or cell biology and imaging or genetics or biochemistry).
  • Experience either working with Drosophila or molecular biology would be desirable
  • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes/administration processesmanagement/administration processes/administration processe