Postdoc Position at The University of New South Wales

A new opening postdoctoral position in psychology is available at The University of New South Wales, Australia. Potential candidates should apply before March 10, 2019.

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Psychology is located in the Faculty of Science and has over 40 full-time members of academic staff and 17 general staff. It has an operating budget of over $12 million and additional research funding of over $15 million per annum. The School is very active in research, with most staff holding external research funding. The School has extensive laboratory facilities for both research and teaching.

The Research Associate on this project is focused on Parkinson's disease (PD), a neurodegenerative disorder with motor and non-motor symptoms. Deep brain stimulation is a current treatment for Parkinson's. This project applies optogenetics tools to dissociate the underlying mechanism of DBS in PD for the improved treatment of PD.

Demonstrated experience in optogenetics and chemogenetics is desirable.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven track record in publishing scientific research papers in a relevant area or field.

Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position descriptionin your application. Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

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UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Deadline: March 10, 2019
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