Research Associate (371136)

Research Associate (371136)

  • Full Time
  • Glasgow

University of Strathclyde

Research Associate

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (
Faculty of Science (
Staff Category
Reference No
Reports To
Dr Shuzo Sakata
Salary Range:
£32817 fixed due to research funding
Contract Type:
Fixed Term (from 01/09/21 to 29/02/24)
Closing Date
Job Advert
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Associate position in the group of Dr Shuzo Sakata in the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. The successful candidate will conduct in vivo preclinical studies as part of the DEEPER consortium.

To be considered for the role, you will be educated to a minimum of PhD level* in the field of systems neuroscience or have significant relevant experience in addition to a relevant degree. You will have sufficient breadth or depth of knowledge in the field of systems neuroscience and a developing ability to conduct individual research work, to disseminate results and to prepare research proposals. You will have an ability to plan and organise your own workload effectively and an ability to work within a team environment. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to listen, engage and persuade, and to present complex information in an accessible way to a range of audiences.

*Whilst a Research Associate is ideally sought for this position, applications from candidates who are close to completing a PhD are also welcome. In such circumstances, appointment will be made at grade 6 level (Research Assistant) and duties and grade will be revised accordingly.

The post is available on a fixed term basis from 1 September 2021 until 29 February 2024.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Dr Shuzo Sakata, Senior Lecturer (

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