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Cambridge offers an exciting, interdisciplinary research environment within which to work. Neuroscience research at Cambridge spans all six Schools, with researchers in over thirty University departments. There are outstanding, well-established, vertically-integrated basic to clinical research paths between the Schools of Biology and Clinical Medicine, as well as unique research links with a diversity of other departments across the University including the Departments of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Economics, Education, Engineering, Public Health and Primary Care and the Social and Political Sciences.

World-class affiliations on our doorstep

Neuroscientists at Cambridge have productive affiliations with a number of world-class institutes based in Cambridge, including the Babraham Institute, the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, the MRC Cognition and Brain Science Unit, the Hutchinson/MRC Research Centre, the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, the MRC Biostatistics Unit and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

Enviable industrial collaborations

Cambridge has a formidable track record when it comes to breaking down the barriers between science and business. Large multinational companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft and Toshiba have established collaborations with Cambridge researchers, while numerous spin-off companies are thriving and retaining excellent links with the University. Entrepreneurial researchers will benefit from Cambridge Enterprise.

Job vacancies

If you would like to be part of Cambridge's dynamic, integrative community, search the University's neuroscience job opportunities and studentships listings please click here.

Institutes and Centres affiliated with the University of Cambridge may also have job vacancies that are not listed centrally. It may be worth searching their individual sites.

If you are interested in working on a particular topic, within a specific department or with a particular researcher, search the Cambridge Neuroscience directory.