Job ID: 6194

Post-doctoral position in London/UK

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 7 April 2021

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: University College London



The Busche lab ( is seeking an exceptional individual who will lead an industry funded (Roche) research project focused at uncovering how microglia and neurons interact in Alzheimer’s Disease in-vivo, and that will apply novel approaches to determine whether pathophysiology is reversible. The project will involve recording neuronal activity and microglia dynamics using state of the art two-photon imaging and/or patch-clamp electrophysiology in mouse models, and applying cutting-edge single cell transcriptomic methods.

The Busche lab is a highly interactive environment, with strong collaborations across the UK DRI as well as with researchers at UCL and other renowned institutions.The successful candidate will be self-directed with excellent research skills, and capable of working collaboratively within a team of international multidisciplinary researchers, while displaying independent thinking and initiative. This is an outstanding opportunity to work independently on a high impact, state-of-the-art project in a stimulating vibrant research environment. In particular, the post-holder will have the unique opportunity to work in close collaboration with scientists at Roche, one of the world’s leading global research and development-based pharmaceutical companies, and to spend some time at their headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

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