Research Scientist (Neuroscience)

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Closing Date
22 Oct 2021
AB1, Milltimber, Aberdeen City

The role is ideal for someone who has strong demonstrable experience in; cell culture, microscopy and molecular skills from postdoctoral or industrial roles and is seeking a long term opportunity to develop. This role will involve assay development work for drug discovery purposes and will require a combination of in vitro/ ex vivo/ in vivo research tasks.

Ongoing training will be provided where necessary.

Required experience:

  • MSc (minimum) or PhD degree in neuroscience or relevant biological subject
  • Ideally some research work experience post-study (industrial work experience an advantage)
  • Strong cell/ tissue culture skills are essential!
  • Strong experience with microscopy and some molecular biology techniques are essential!
  • Candidates should have experience carrying out ex vivo analysis
  • Knowledge of CNS research and in vitro modelling would be highly desirable
  • Any understanding of gut-brain axis or microbiome research would be a great advantage!
  • Experience with in vivo models/ PIL Home Office License would be great but can be trained
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills