Neuroscientist

» search for more Jobs

Neuroscience involves the study of biological and behavioural aspects of the nervous system. Neuroscientists use tools ranging from computers to special dyes to examine molecules, nerve cells, networks, brain systems, and behaviour. From these studies, they learn how the nervous system develops and functions normally and what goes wrong in neurological disorders.

To gain employment as a Neuroscientist an undergraduate degree in biomedical science or science with a major in neuroscience is needed, together with an honours year and possibly a PhD in neuroscience. Alternatively an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in medicine, an allied health profession, science or social science, plus postgraduate study in the area of neuroscience is needed.