1. PhD / Postgrad opportunities

PhD Elucidation of cell signalling pathways in Parkinson’s disease

Closing Date: 14 Dec 2018
Address: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
Duration: 4 years
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Magdalen Vernon PhD Studentships in Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences & Neuroscience

Closing Date: 14 Dec 2018
Salary: £14,777 per annum
Vacancy Reference No: GS19-014
Address: Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading
Duration: 3 years
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Research Associate in Musculoskeletal Pain and Trauma - University of Birmingham

Closing Date: 16 Dec 2018
Salary: £27,025 to £29,515 per annum, with potential progression once in post to £33,199 a year
Vacancy Reference No: 80408
Address: School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham
Duration: Fixed term for 6 months
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PhD Mitigating parkinsonian neurodegenerative changes in cellular and animal models of PD

Closing Date: 16 Dec 2018
Salary: £14,777
Address: Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership, University of Hertfordshire
Duration: 4 years
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Project Coordinator - University of Cambridge

Closing Date: 20 Dec 2018
Salary: £26,243 to £30,395
Vacancy Reference No: SR17486
Address: Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre, University of Cambridge
Duration: Fixed term for 18 months or between 6-18 months
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Research Technician Clinical Neuroscience - University of Nottingham

Closing Date: 20 Dec 2018
Salary: £23,334 to £27,830 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience
Vacancy Reference No: MED404918
Duration: Fixed term until May 2020
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Research Associate Attention and Brain Oscillation - University of Birmingham

Closing Date: 28 Dec 2018
Salary: £27,025 to £29,515 per annum, with potential progression once in post to £33,199 a year
Vacancy Reference No: 80440
Address: School of Psychology, University of Birmingham
Duration: Fixed term for 12 months
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PhD Studentship on Bio-magnetism for imaging the brain and central nervous system

Closing Date: 31 Dec 2018
Salary: £14,777
Address: School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, University of Sussex
Duration: 3.5 years
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PhD Studentship on Bio-magnetism for imaging the brain and central nervous system

Closing Date: 31 Dec 2018
Salary: £14,777
Address: School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, University of Sussex
Duration: 3.5 years
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PhD An Investigation into the Somatosensory, Olfactory and Gustatory Processes Driving Oral Behaviours

Closing Date: 31 Dec 2018
Salary: £18,553
Address: Liverpool John Moores University
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PhD in Integrative Neuroscience - Cardiff University

Closing Date: 31 Dec 2018
Salary: £19,919
Vacancy Reference No: IN-4yrPhD-2019
Address: Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute, Cardiff University
Duration: 4-years
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PhD Cognition and Development in Infants and Children with Chronic Liver Disease

Closing Date: 31 Dec 2018
Salary: £15,740 per annum
Address: Health Schools, King’s College London
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PhD New Mathematical Models for Longitudinal Perfusion-weighted Imaging Study of Lesion In Stroke

Closing Date: 1 Jan 2019
Salary: TWD 10,000/month
Address: Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool
Duration: 3 years
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Clinical Research Associate Parkinson's and Multiple Systems Atrophy - Newcastle University

Closing Date: 1 Jan 2019
Salary: £30,513 per annum
Vacancy Reference No: 210150
Address: Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University
Duration: Fixed term until 30 September 2020
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Research Assistant Childhood Dystonia/Dystonic Cerebral Palsy - King's College London

Closing Date: 1 Jan 2019
Salary: £28,660 per annum pro rata, plus £3,223 per annum London Allowance
Vacancy Reference No: R5/PNN/2503/18-HH
Address: Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London
Duration: Fixed term for 12 months
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Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders 1+3 (MRes+PhD) full-time fellowships

Closing Date: 2 Jan 2019
Salary: £21,100
Vacancy Reference No: SB-IOP-MRCS-19
Duration: 4 years
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PhD Understanding Zika virus pathogenesis in human neurons

Closing Date: 3 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Depression in renal dialysis patients: the role of inflammation

Closing Date: 3 Jan 2019
Salary: £22,278 tax-free stipend
Address: Centre for Psychiatry/Wolfson Institute/Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
Duration: 3 years
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Cambridge ESRC DTP Interdisciplinary Studentship: Brain Mechanisms for Individualised Learning

Closing Date: 3 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Vacancy Reference No: GN17612
Address: Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge
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Part-time Research Assistant in Motor Neuron Disease - University of Oxford

Closing Date: 4 Jan 2019
Salary: £28,660 to £34,189 Grade 6, p.a
Vacancy Reference No: 137484
Address: Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (NDCN), John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford
Duration: Fixed term for 12 months in the first instance
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PhD The Neural Substrates of Inhibitory Learning

Closing Date: 4 Jan 2019
Salary: Self-funded
Address: School of Psychology, University of Nottingham
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Shaping memories during sleep - how learning-related changes in the sleeping brain impact long-term memory

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: School of Psychology, University of Birmingham
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PhD positions at Warwick University

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Salary: BBSRC/MRC rates
Vacancy Reference No: NeuroPhDs@warwick
Address: School of Life Sciences, University of warwick, Coventry, UK
Duration: 4 years
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PhD Neural mechanisms of memory formation, consolidation and recall

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester
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PhD Understanding the neurological basis of concussion

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester
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PhD eSports: perceptual, cognitive and visuomotor skill development in the digital world

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester
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PhD HOPE: Automatic Detection of Seizure Onset Zone from EEG/MEG Signals in Children with MRE

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Enhancing Neuroimaging Genetics through Meta-analysis (ENIGMA): Antisocial Behaviour working group

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: School of Psychology, University of Birmingham
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PhD Cognitive control over feeding behaviour: The impact of prefrontal inputs onto hypothalamic MCH populations

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester
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PhD Understanding the role of serotonergic systems in motor control

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester
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PhD Microstructure and macrostructure of low protein-induced feeding patterns

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester
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PhD Regulation of neuronal excitability and synaptic transmission by metabolic demand in health and disease

Closing Date: 6 Jan 2019
Address: Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester
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PhD Selective functionalisation of auricular sensory afferents to identify the pathways mediating the effects of transcutaneous nerve stimulation

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Address: Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds
Duration: 4 years
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PhD The in situ molecular structure of active calcium ion channels

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Address: Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds
Duration: 4 years
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PhD The Tubulin Code: understanding Tubulin structure, function and organisation in the brain

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Address: Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds
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PhD Effects of PDE4B inhibition on excessive weight gain-induced impairment in cognitive function in laboratory mice

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Address: Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds
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PhD Cognitive impairment, decision making and mental capacity in Motor Neurone Disease

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Vacancy Reference No: 2019-SPRINT-01
Address: Euan MacDonald Centre for MND Research, University of Edinburgh
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PhD Ghrelin-based therapies for ALS – understanding mechanisms of action

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Vacancy Reference No: 2019-SPRINT-02
Address: University of St Andrews
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PhD Developing the next generation of therapies for the childhood motor neuron disease, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Vacancy Reference No: 2019-SPRINT-03
Address: Euan MacDonald Centre for MND Research, University of Edinburgh
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PhD The eye as a window to the central nervous system – an artificial intelligence approach to biomarker discovery for MS

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Vacancy Reference No: 2019-SPRINT-04
Address: Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh
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BBSRC White Rose PhD studentship on 'Effects of PDE4B inhibition on obesity-induced cognitive impairment'

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Salary: •Tax-free Stipend at the standard Research Council rate
Vacancy Reference No: White Rose BBSRC DTP 2019
Address: School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds
Duration: 4 years
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PhD Studentship in Psychology: Depression and the Emotional Self

Closing Date: 7 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: University of Bath
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Development of drug screening platforms for central nervous system regeneration

Closing Date: 10 Jan 2019
Address: College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Regulation of the antiviral and neuroinflammatory states of human tissue macrophages

Closing Date: 11 Jan 2019
Salary: £16,777
Address: Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford
Duration: 4 years
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4-year PhD studentship on chronic stress and neurogenesis in laying hens

Closing Date: 11 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777 p.a.
Vacancy Reference No: N/A
Address: Newcastle University, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences.
Duration: 4 years
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WIN Research Coordinator - University of Oxford

Closing Date: 11 Jan 2019
Salary: £28,660 to £34,189 per annum (Grade 6)
Vacancy Reference No: 138365
Address: Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oxford
Duration: Fixed term for 2 years in the first instance
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Research Assistant Clinical Virtual Reality - King's College London

Closing Date: 13 Jan 2019
Salary: £31,883 - £34,525 inclusive of London Allowance
Vacancy Reference No: R5/PCP/2443/18-RC
Address: Psychological Medicine, King's College London
Duration: Fixed term for 24 months
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PhD Investigations into the neuroprotective actions of leptin in cellular models of tauopathy

Closing Date: 18 Jan 2019
Address: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
Duration: 4 years
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PhD The impact of novel, fast-acting antidepressants on hippocampal dysfunction resulting from early-life adversity in rodents

Closing Date: 18 Jan 2019
Address: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
Duration: 4 years
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PhD Examining the Neural Basis of Autobiographical Memory

Closing Date: 20 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Vacancy Reference No: BonniciH_U19PSY
Address: School of Psychology, University of East Anglia
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Predictive Processing in the Sensory Brain

Closing Date: 20 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: School of Psychology, University of East Anglia
Duration: 3 years
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PhD The impact of visual environment on colour perception (cross-cultural fieldwork)

Closing Date: 20 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777 maintenance allowance and fees at Home/EU rates
Address: School of Psychology, University of Sussex
Duration: 5 years
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PhD How do neurodegenerative mutations in kinesin-1 alter its structure, motility and cellular function?

Closing Date: 21 Jan 2019
Address: University of Sheffield
Duration: 3.5 years
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PhD The molecular cell biology jigsaw of Parkinson’s disease: bringing the pieces together

Closing Date: 21 Jan 2019
Address: University of Liverpool
Duration: 3.5 years
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PhD Discovering the neuronal signalling mechanism at the heart of cardiac arrhythmias

Closing Date: 21 Jan 2019
Address: University of Leeds
Duration: 3.5 years
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PhD Modelling brain development using human induced pluripotent stem cells

Closing Date: 25 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: BBSRC Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP, University of Oxford
Duration: 4 years
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PhD Intention detection using EEG and facial emotions to model automatic cognitive behavioural therapy system for drug rehabilitation

Closing Date: 25 Jan 2019
Address: Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University
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PhD Regulation of Cortical and Sub-cortical Neural Circuits by Incretins

Closing Date: 25 Jan 2019
Salary: £17,146 annual tax-free stipend
Vacancy Reference No: 3418
Address: College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter
Duration: 4 years
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Fully Funded UK Multiple Sclerosis Society PhD Scholarship: Oxysterols in Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Closing Date: 28 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,553 per annum
Address: Swansea University
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PhD Understanding brain dynamics: merging experiments and models

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Somatic mutation and regulatory genomic variation in the human brain: relevance to neurodegenerative disease

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: Medical School, University of Exeter
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Sensing and Imaging Synaptic Vesicle Trafficking and Neurotransmitter Release - A Novel Opto-Synaptic Interface

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter
Duration: 3 years
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NC3Rs PhD studentship on 'Development of an invertebrate model of alternating hemiplegia of childhood'

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2019
Salary: Studentship will provide fees at UK/EU level plus a stipend (£14,777) for 3 years
Vacancy Reference No: NC3Rs
Address: School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Studentship in Quantitative Pharmacology and Neuroscience

Closing Date: 23 Feb 2019
Salary: £14,777
Vacancy Reference No: GS18-01
Address: School of Pharmacy, University of Reading
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Multilevel modelling of neuronal function: combining metabotropic pathways and membrane excitability in-silico

Closing Date: 23 Feb 2019
Salary: £14,777
Address: School of Pharmacy, University of Reading
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Studentship in the Institute of Neuroscience: Development and Validation of Gait Digital Outcomes as Clinical Endpoints in Parkinson's Disease

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2019
Salary: £15,000
Address: Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University
Duration: 3 years
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DPhil Scholarship in Retinal Gene Therapy - University of Oxford

Closing Date: 15 Mar 2019
Salary: £14,999 per annum for 2019-20, together with a grant of up to £500 per annum for travel and research expenses, and is tenable for three years conterminous with full fee liability
Address: Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford
Duration: 3 years
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PhD Development of transducers or "brain-on-a-chip" platforms to record and modulate brain cells

Closing Date: 30 Apr 2019
Salary: £14,777 maintenance stipend, coverage of Home/EU tuition fees, and a training support fee of £1,000 per annum for up to 3.5 years
Address: Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Bath
Duration: 3.5 years
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PhD Development of integrated multi-modal sensors for monitoring brain activity

Closing Date: 20 May 2019
Address: School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
Duration: 4 years
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PhD High-order body representations for the control of body balance during light haptic interactions with another individual

Closing Date: 31 May 2019
Salary: Self-funded
Address: School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich
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PhD Dissociating control of postural stiffness from active stability state exploration by transcranial magnetic stimulation

Closing Date: 31 May 2019
Salary: Self-funded
Address: School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich
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PhD Neuro-biomechanics of movement recovery

Closing Date: 31 May 2019
Salary: Self-funded
Vacancy Reference No: PomeroyVU18SF
Address: School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia
Duration: 3 years
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