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Post-doctorcal Research Associate in Neurobiology/Biophysics (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral Research Associate in Kristian Franze's group. The Franze group work at the interface between neurobiology and biophysics focussing on the role of mechanical signals in neuronal growth.

The successful candidate should hold a PhD in biophysics or bioengineering. Strong expertise in microscope design, quantitative microscopy, cell culture, and Matlab-based programming is essential. Motivation to work in a multidisciplinary environment is fundamental to this position. An ability to independently take responsibility over his/her own project as well as good teamwork and communication skills are expected.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquires regarding the position should be made to Dr Kristian Franze:

Email: Tel: +44 (0)1223 333761

Please quote reference PM16155 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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