University of Sussex (US)

Research Fellow

University of Sussex (US)



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Post Title: Research Fellow

School: School of Life Sciences

Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link – flexible-working.

Contract: fixed term for 2 years
Reference: 2009

Salary: starting at £33,199 to £39,609 per annum

Placed on: 5 August 2019

Closing date: 4 September 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Expected Start date: ASAP

The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.

We wish to appoint a Research fellow (PostDoc) with demonstrated experience in genetic modification of zebrafish to work on visual processing in the lab of Tom Baden. An overview of research within the lab theme can be found at and

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex. The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to make informal contact with the Subject Chair for Neuroscience or the Head of the School of Life Sciences (Professor Sarah Guthrie), before applying.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of research interests and aspirations (not more than 4 pages), and the names of three academic referees. [Optional]

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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