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The Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre offers attractive opportunities to work with leading researchers in advancing the understanding of Parkinson's.

To discuss research opportunities with OPDC email

Postdoctoral Scientist in Neuronal Cell Biology and Enzymology (3 posts)

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 with a discretionary range to £42,418 p.a.

Research Assistant in Neuronal Cell Biology and Enzymology

Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 p.a.

Closing date for applications: 12.00 midday on Thursday 24 May 2018

Applications are invited for up to three postdoctoral scientist neuronal cell biologists or enzymologists and a research assistant neuronal cell biologists or enzymologists to work on a collaborative partnership between the ARUK Oxford Drug Discovery Institute (ODDI), the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre (OPDC) and FORMA Therapeutics.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work at the interface between academic and pharmaceutical research and play a role in discovering new therapeutic approaches for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, by combining sophisticated neuronal cell systems and assays developed within the University of Oxford with industrial medicinal chemistry expertise.

The posts are available for up to 2 years in the first instance. The posts will be based primarily in the Laboratory of Molecular Neurodegeneration, Le Gros Clark Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QX, but the postdocs will also be expected to spend time in the ODDI laboratories on the Old Road Campus and be integrated members of the ODDI.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr John Davis (

For more details about the roles, including how to apply click on the job titles above.