Postdoc in behavioural endocrinology (UK) ~

5 de enero de 2016

Postdoc in behavioural endocrinology (UK)

School of Psychology and Neuroscience, Salary: £31,656 - £33,574 per annum pro rata, Start: 1 March 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed term for 10 months

Applications are invited for the position of full time Post-doctral Research Fellow within the School of Psychology and Neuroscience, to work with Dr Karen Spencer and Dr Sue Healy (School of Biology) on a BBSRC funded project entitled “Cognitive decline during ageing: understanding the roles of developmental and adult stress”. The post holder will be responsible for organizing and carrying out a range of techniques, including behavioural tests (e.g. spatial memory and novel environment exploration), collecting biological samples and molecular assays of neuroendocrine activity (e.g. qPCR). This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing research group and to undertake high quality research at an internationally-renowned institution.

You will have a PhD in a relevant area, have extensive experience of molecular and/or physiological techniques and have experience of working with birds. This position also requires excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

The position has funding for 10 months, starting 1 March 2016, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Dr Karen Spencer,

Applications are particularly welcome from women, who are under-represented in Research posts at the University’. You can find out more about Equality & Diversity at

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;

Please quote ref: AR1045SB

Closing Date: 15 January 2016

Further Particulars: AR1045SB FPs.pdf

School of Psychology and Neuroscience
Salary: £31,656 - £33,574 per annum pro rata
Start: 1 March 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter
Fixed term for 10 months

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