Postdoctoral Research Associate
The postdoctoral researcher will be working on an Advanced Therapies - Confidence in Collaboration, with Prof. Jenny Morgan at UCL, funded project. The project focuses on the therapeutic potential of a skeletal muscle-derived stem/progenitor cell population named PW1+ interstitial progenitor cells (PICs). The project will utilise both in vitro and in vivo protocols. The successful candidate will join a group of researchers within the Ellison-Hughes lab with time also spent under the supervision of Prof. Jenny Morgan at UCL. The researcher will be based at Guy’s campus.
The applicant should have a relevant degree and PhD, and previous experience of working in a research environment. They will be highly motivated, ability to meet deadlines and show initiative, and able to work independently and part of a team. They will have an interest in stem cell and muscle biology research. They will have experience and skills in cell isolation, cell culture, phenotyping of cells by flow cytometry, qRT-PCR, immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy analysis. It is desirable to have expertise in in vivo animal models.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 12 months. This is a full-time post.
The selection process will include a panel interview.