Postdoctoral Research Associate

London (Greater)
Grade 6, £37,689 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
23 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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.

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