UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Senior Research Technician in the Visual Plasticity Laboratory

10 June 2021

The IoO is seeking a Senior Research Technician in the Visual Plasticity Laboratory.

Picture of a brain showing visual cortex

Job Details

The successful candidate’s role involves two main aspects:
Undertake original and cutting-edge neuroscience research to study the role of deep brain nuclei in enhancing visual representation in the mouse visual cortex, to understand how the brain integrates visual cues and non-sensory information to regulate brain plasticity.
Provide flexible logistical, technical and organizational support to other group members in the laboratory.

This post will be available from 1 September 2021 for 18 months in the first instance.

Key Requirements

Applicants should have an MSc/PhD in Biological Sciences and have experience working in neuroscience, preferably including mouse husbandry, stereotaxic surgeries, perfusions, immunostaining and animal behaviour. Candidates should be dedicated, a team-player, and be able to manage a complex workload.

Closing Date

3 July 2021

Further Details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Dr Jennifer Sun.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please email: hr.ioo@ucl.ac.uk.

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