Senior Postdoctoral Researcher in Psychiatric Therapeutic Neuroscience

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 with a discretionary range to £54,131 p.a.


Applications are invited for a senior postdoctoral researcher to work within the research groups of Professor Elizabeth Tunbridge and Professor Paul Harrison. The post is based in the Neuroscience Building in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital.


This post is for a fixed-term (funded for 3 years).


You will integrate information from a variety of sources (e.g. genomic data, open-access datasets, and scientific literature) to identify, prioritise, and research molecular targets that may be relevant to the treatment and/or pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders. You will develop and establish appropriate experimental protocols and techniques needed to support the research. The role will involve liaising and collaborating with researchers across a number of University departments, Centres and Institutes, as well as with external academic and industry partners.


You will have a PhD and have completed relevant postdoctoral research. With a strong publication record, you will have familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field, a collaborative ethos and knowledge and experience of a broad range of techniques relevant to translational research. Experience of managing a research budget/bringing in funds via grant applications would be desirable.


You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement/covering letter explaining how you meet the job requirements and details of two referees as part of your online application.


The closing date for this post is 12.00 midday on 10 February 2020.


Contact Person : HR Administrator

Vacancy ID : 144564

Contact Phone : 01865 618204

Closing Date & Time : 10-Feb-2020 12:00

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