Research Assistant

London (GB)
The salary will be paid at Grade 5, £ 32,676 per annum, inclusive of £3500 p.a. LWA pro rata
16 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Part Time

This is an exciting opportunity to work at the interface of basic and clinical research in a rapidly growing field. We are looking for a highly motivated, meticulous individual to work in translational research in neurodevelopmental disorders using human induced pluripotent stem cell (IPSC) models.

The main responsibilities of the post holder will be to assist in the derivation of IPSC and perform characterisation, validation and quality control of IPSC, and assist in the culture and neuronal differentiation of reprogrammed human IPSC.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a vibrant translational research environment bridging clinical science, human pluripotent stem cell research and neurodevelopmental biology. Work will be undertaken in collaboration with the Human Embryo Stem Cell Unit and Neural Stem Cell Biology Lab at The Francis Crick Institute.

 This advertisement does not meet the requirements for a Certificate of Sponsorship under Home Office regulations and therefore the university will not be able to offer sponsorship for this role.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 31 January 2022.

This is a part-time post - 60% full time equivalent.

The selection process will include panel interview, and task assessment.

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