Research Fellow in Sensory Neuroscience- University of Sussex

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Closing Date
15 Nov 2019
£33,797 to £38,017 per annum
University of Sussex Falmer Sussex England
Fixed term until at least 31 August 2021

Job description 

Two post-doctoral positions funded by the Wellcome Trust are available in the laboratory of Leon Lagnado to study information processing in the visual system of zebrafish.

Fluorescent reporters of neural activity will be used in conjunction with advanced imaging methods to investigate how the retinal output is generated and the subsequent processing of this output in visual centres of the brain. 

A number of projects are available but one aim will be to investigate how neuromodulators act on visual circuits to reconfigure signal flow. 

We are a very active research group ( embedded in a strong research culture in which a number of other groups use imaging and electrophysiology to study neural circuits involved in sensory processing (

We are located in the vibrant city of Brighton and London is 1 hour away. 

Key requirements 

Applicants must have a Ph.D and research experience in experimental neuroscience.

One post would suit a person with a background in the analysis of neural circuits. 

The second post would suit a person with skills in molecular biology. 

For more information and to apply, please click here. 

Contact Details

Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be made to Leon Lagnado (