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Career opportunities

Career opportunities

Research Fellow, Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen, UK

An enthusiastic and skilled research fellow is sought to work within Professor Lora Heisler’s research group in the Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen. The overall aim of Professor Heisler’s research programme is to investigate the basic neurophysiology of appetite, body weight, and insulin action by examining the neurocircuitry of neurotransmitter and neuropeptide systems with the aim of improving metabolic health.

The Research Fellow position is ideally suited to an experienced, highly motivated post-doctoral fellow committed to a career of research, providing consistent and continuous high level intellectual and practical input to a dynamic research group. You will have a PhD in Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology or Biochemistry with experience in a relevant area and evidence of results published in peer-reviewed journals. Particular skills and experience required include molecular biology, electrophysiology, histochemistry and in vivo metabolic phenotyping.

Informal enquiries: Email Professor Lora Heisler (
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Deadline: 20 May 2019

Research Associate, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, UK

A three year Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available within Dr Giles Yeo's group at the Institute of Metabolic Science (IMS). Supported by the Medical Research Council, this post will involve the molecular characterization in human neurons of genes associated with severe obesity identified from consanguineous pedigrees.

Informal enquiries: Dr Giles Yeo, Metabolic Research Laboratories, Level 4, Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 289 Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ. Email:
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Deadline: 20 June 2019