Job ID: 4436

Post-doctoral position in Guildford/UK

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 19 February 2021

Contract Length: 42 months

City: Guildford

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: University of Surrey

Department: Surrey Sleep Research Centre


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the University of Surrey to investigate the molecular mechanisms linking sleep and brain plasticity. The successful candidate will develop and apply new approach to identify the cell-specific translatome regulated by sleep in dendrites using state-of-the-art molecular tools in vivo.

This position is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and involves the collaboration of the Sleep Research Centre, the System Biology department and the Bioinformatics department at the University of Surrey. The project is led by Dr Julie Seibt and co-supervised by Prof André Gerber and involves molecular biology, EEG recordings, omics, bioinformatics and behaviour in mice.

The University of Surrey is internationally recognised for its research in sleep and systems biology and hosts state-of-the-are equipment for sleep and behaviour monitoring in its brand new animal facility.

The University of Surrey is located in Guildford which has a large student community and is within easy reach (~1 hour by train) of London and Oxford.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Julie Seibt (

Please find on this link, information about the project, job description, requirements and how to apply:

Start date: 1 April 2021 or upon agreement

Previous job ID: 28090