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Postdoctoral Research Associate: Patrick Wild Centre

A full-time post-doctoral researcher is sought to help deliver a project within an MRC-funded programme of research entitled "Leveraging routinely collected and linked research data to study the causes and consequences of common mental disorders". The programme aims to deliver a series of discrete activities with the shared goal of building knowledge and methods required to build a UK-wide data sharing platform for mental health. The specific project for which this post is advertised is "Evidence Based Guidelines for Mental Health Data Science". The project focuses on gathering and characterizing stakeholder opinion on the ethics, risks and mechanisms of data sharing in mental health.  Vacancy ref: 044220
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Deadline: 20 July 2018

Clinical Research Fellow (leading to PhD) in Studies of Cerebral Small Vessel Disease: UK Dementia Research Institute at Edinburgh

A clinical research fellow is required for studies of Small Vessel Diseases in stroke and dementia.The post is funded by the Medical Research Council as part of Professor Joanna Wardlaw's Foundation Programme in the UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Edinburgh. This is a unique opportunity for a future clinical academic to work in a world-leading clinical research environment for cerebrovascular diseases and dementia and obtain a PhD while gaining experience in a range of clinical research, neuroimaging and clinical trials methods. Vacancy ref: 044294
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Deadline: 20 July 2018

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cellular Neuroscience: Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences

A postdoctoral position is available in the research group of Dr Leah Herrgen (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences), in collaboration with the research group of Dr Martin Meyer (King's College London). The project will investigate how injury-induced structural plasticity affects information processing in neurons within a damaged neural circuit, using the optic tectum of young zebrafish as a model system. Requirements for the post include a PhD degree; expertise in live imaging; and theoretical and practical skills in advanced image processing and analysis. Experience in zebrafish handling and micromanipulation would be considered an advantage.  The position is initially for one year. Vacancy ref: 044289
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Deadline: 28 July 2018

Clinical Research Fellow (leading to PhD): Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre

This is a full-time post funded by Alzheimer Scotland and will be based in the Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre, Edinburgh. Prospective applicants should be medical graduates and eligible for full registration with the GMC including a licence to practice. The post holder will investigate predictors of dementia in Scottish longitudinal ageing cohorts. The Clinical Research Fellow will be expected to register for a PhD degree with the University of Edinburgh, and the Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre will cover the cost of home fees. This post is full-time, available from 1 August 2018 on a fixed term basis for a period of 3 years.
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Deadline: 31 July

Tenure track Fellowships: Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain (SIDB)

Applications are invited from scientifically qualified candidates for 3 SIDB Fellowships to be hosted by the recently established Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain (SIDB) within the Patrick Wild Centre at The University of Edinburgh. These are new tenure-track positions that will focus on establishing an independent research programme. The successful candidates will be outstanding scientists with a proven record of research excellence to complement and enhance research into autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Applications will be considered from researchers with a range of expertise from molecular biology/genetics to cellular and circuit physiology to behaviour. Prospective candidates should contact Professor Peter Kind, Head of the Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain. Vacany ref: 044323
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Deadline: 29 September 2018