Current vacancies at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

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We're currently accepting expressions of interest from outstanding scientists to become a Group Leader at the SWC; find out more.

Animal Technicians ( Neurobiological Research Facility)

We are looking to recruit Animal Technicians to join our close-knit team and support animal husbandry, care and welfare within the SWC Neurobiological Research Facility (NRF), the Centre’s in-house animal unit. 

This is a great opportunity to join a team with fantastic opportunities for development and career progression, based in our award-winning building in the heart of Fitzrovia with an on-site brasserie, access to lockers and changing facilities, secure bicycle storage, and access to pleasant outdoor spaces.

We have opportunities at UCL salary grade 4 (£22,760 - £24,384 per annum) and grade 5 (£24,962 - £28.365 per annum) dependent on your experience and current level of training. Full job description and person specifications can be downloaded below:

Junior Animal Technician (Grade 4)

Animal Technician (Grade 5) 

For further details and to apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the adverts using reference numbers 1860427 and 1860433.  Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 01 March 2020. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 March 2020.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact the SWC HR Team - swc.hr@ucl.ac.uk 

Research Group Leader at the Interface of Machine Learning and Neuroscience

The Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit (GCNU) and the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre (SWC) are offering new opportunities for exceptional researchers to work at the interface of theoretical and experimental neuroscience. Group Leaders will conduct creative and innovative research, contributing to an algorithmic understanding of perception, action or learning.

Applications are welcome from all career stages with a PhD in neuroscience, machine learning or a related field and postdoctoral research experience at the time of application. You must have exciting and well developed research plans, and be keen to participate in collaborative and cooperative science across GCNU and SWC.

We offer generous core funding for six years (renewable), a competitive salary, stipends for research staff and students, and access to state-of-the-art research facilities including high-performance computing, prototyping, and fabrication, imaging, virology and histology platforms.

For further details and to apply visit UCL's vacancy listings and search for the advert using reference number 1835545.  Click on "Apply Now" at the bottom of the advert to enter the online recruitment portal.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Tom Mrsic-Flogel (t.mrsic-flogel@ucl.ac.uk) or Maneesh Sahani (maneesh@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk)

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Mike Sainsbury (m.sainsbury@ucl.ac.uk)