Interested in joining the lab?
We are looking for motivated and talented people with experience and/or interest in neurobiology, behaviour, genetics and Drosophila to join our group. The successful applicants will pursue research projects with the goal of understanding how the brain makes decisions when faced with conflicting options. The techniques employed will include genetics, molecular biology, optogenetics, live imaging, and fly behaviour.
You will be part of a young team within the stimulating and international environment of the University of Birmingham. We are based in the School of Biosciences, as part of an exciting fly community.
(1) Interested in understanding how the brain makes decisions? Apply now! Fully funded PhD scholarships for outstanding Chinese students. More info here. If you're interested in applying, get in touch with me by email ASAP with a CV and a motivation letter and the contact details of at least two referees. Closing Date: March 10th 2021. Feel free to email me with any questions.
(2) Interested in decision-making? Apply now! BBSRC MIBTP-fully funded 4 year PhD position
Apply here and select our project. Closing Date: Early January 2022. These positions are open to international students; however, UKRI will only pay fees for international students up to UK tuition fee level, the shortfall needs to be provided by the international student by 1) external co-funding 2) from the student directly.
(3) We encourage applications all year around from self-funded international and national candidates or applicants who wish to apply for their own funding. For instance, applications for the Marie Cure Individual Post doc Fellowship are accepted. I would be very happy to talk with applicants about potential projects. More info here.
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