Research Assistant (ref. 17172)
School of Physiology and Pharmacology
- Fixed Term Contract (three years)
- £30,122 - £33,884
- Level a in Pathway 2
- Closing date for applications:
- 9:00am 21 May 2012
We are seeking to recruit a postdoctoral research assistant to work in a multidisciplinary research group studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying tolerance to opioid drugs and how they may be altered by other recreational drugs such as ethanol. Death by acute overdose is common in heroin addicts (approximately two deaths per day in the UK) and often there is evidence that more than one drug has been consumed.
The project will combine in-vitro patch clamp recording from neurones in the brain that control respiration with parallel experiments in which the changes in respiration in response to drugs is monitored in awake, freely moving animals.
If successful, you may be appointed either on a fixed-term or an open-ended contract depending on the extent of your previous relevant research experience. Three years’ appropriate and relevant experience at another higher education institution would normally lead to an appointment on an open-ended contract. Further information can be found at www.bristol.ac.uk/hr/ftc/
Download full details (17172fds.doc)
If you do not have Microsoft Word you may require a Word document reader to open this file: Open Office - download, or Word viewer are available.
- Contact for informal enquiries:
- Professor G Henderson (email@example.com | 0117 331 1431)
Research Fellow / Research Associate, University of Bath, United Kingdom, 18 days ago
View All Vacancies Architecture & Civil Engineering Fixed Term up to 24 months Closing Date: Monday 12 January 2015 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: BK2720R The BRE Centre for Innovati...
Research Post, RMIT University, Australia, United Kingdom, 2 days ago
RMIT Research & Research Training is global, partnered and making an impact RMIT University is a global university of technology and design. RMIT University has an international reputation for exc...
Research Fellow, Individual Susceptibility To Influence Techniques (Indsit), University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom, 10 days ago
Research Fellow, Individual Susceptibility to Influence Techniques (INDSIT) Fixed term to 5 January 2018 £31,342 - £37,394 An ambitious university, UWE Bristol is committed to advancing knowledge,...