Postdoctoral Scientist/ Career Development Fellow
Salary Range £32,302 - £35,143 per annum
Fixed term initially for 2 years
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scientist Position in the group of Dr Ingo Greger to undertake research into gating and modulation of AMPA receptor complexes using electrophysiological approaches.
This project builds on our recent structural and functional work (Herguedas et al., Science 2019; Dohrke et al., JBC 2020; Zhang et al., Nature 2021), and aims to characterise AMPA receptor modulation by auxiliary proteins, therapeutic drugs and annular lipids. Candidates should have a PhD and experience with patch-clamp recording techniques. Experience with brain slice electrophysiology would be advantageous.
For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Ingo Greger at [email protected]
The successful applicant will be awarded an initial 2-year Career Development Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Training Scheme position. This is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills. The MRC LMB has excellent scientific core facilities and training opportunities.
The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at www.ukri.org
Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days) and Benenden Healthcare membership. You will also have access to employee shopping/ travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers.
To apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/1735
If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected]
Closing date: 07/11/2021
Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.