<div dir="ltr"><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">We seek a passionate, self-motivated scientist to undertake the project “Action in Vision” aimed at understanding how motor actions affect visual processing. The successful candidate will have an established track record in computational biology, up-to-date programming skills and a strong passion for system neuroscience. Previous experiences in performing and/or analysing electrophysiological and behavioural data or in computer vision are desirable. The successful candidate will work with high density electrophysiological data from freely moving mice [1] and three-dimensional reconstruction of their natural behaviours [2]. The successful candidate will also be involved in the designing of the experiments.  </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">The post offers a great opportunity to work in an exciting field of neuroscience aimed at understanding sensory processing in natural unrestricted conditions.<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">  </span>At the University of Manchester, the successful candidates will find themselves immersed in a collaborative, friendly and multidisciplinary environment with several labs working on fundamental research on sensory processing (vision, touch), memory and behaviour.<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">  </span> </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">The post, starting in January 2021, is for 2 years and potentially renewable for up to a total of 5 years. </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit"> </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">Informal enquiries can be made to Riccardo Storchi </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="FR" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">Tel: 0161 275 5050 </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="FR" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">Email <b><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(46,116,181)"><a href="mailto:riccardo.storchi@manchester.ac.uk">riccardo.storchi@manchester.ac.uk</a></span></b> </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit"> </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit"> </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><b><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">References:  </span></b></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif;text-align:justify"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit"> </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">[1] Storchi et al (2017) Neuron, 93(2):299-307. PMID: 28103478 </span></p><p class="gmail-x_MsoNormal" style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:11pt;line-height:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">[2] Storchi et al (2020) Current Biology, <i>in press</i>.<span style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit">  </span>See pre-print at: </span><a href="https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.02.24.961565v3" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" id="gmail-LPlnk554794" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;border:0px;font:inherit;vertical-align:baseline">https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.02.24.961565v3</a> </p></div>