The successful candidates will work in the laboratory of Prof. Christopher Petkov at Newcastle University Medical School in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. They will be expected to make periodic trips (about 1-3 trips per year for 1-2 weeks each) to support the neurosurgery collaboration at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA. The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in neurobiology, or a related field, have a strong track record and experience with electrophysiological methods (e.g., EEG, extracellular recordings) or methods of stimulating the brain (optogenetics, TMS, DCS). Evidence of strong computational and technical skills is desired. Being able to work collegially and professionally as part of a team is a must.
Financial support is available for 3 years, with extension up to 5 years.
How to Apply: Please submit a covering letter, full CV and the contact information of at least three individuals who can provide professional references. The covering letter should state how your interests and experience relate to the project and the laboratory work. The application documents can be submitted as follows: View the vacancy online
Formal applications are submitted here under the vacancy title: Newcastle University Job Applications Link
Vacancy Title: A63894R Research Associate (2 positions)
A63894R Research Associate (2 positions)
Location: Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
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