Research Associate - School of Clinical Sciences

City of Bristol (GB)
30 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
01 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Research Associate (maternity cover)

Job number  ACAD102542

School of Clinical Sciences

Fixed term contract staff

Full time

Salary  £32,004 - £36,001 per annum

Closing date for applications  01-May-2017

We are seeking a skilled Research Associate to join the team in the School of Clinical Sciences under the supervision of Professor David Murphy, on a maternity cover basis.

You will work on an MRC funded project entitled “Regulatory and functional pathways mediating the control of central osmotic defences by hypothalamic transcription factor CREB3L1”.

You will have experience with the construction, characterization and in vivo application of lentiviral gene transfer vectors, and with gene expression quantification techniques (qPCR, in situ hybridisation, immunocytochemistry).

You will also have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues whilst using your own initiative to solve problems encountered in the research context.

For informal enquiries contact Professor David Murphy by email at or by telephone on 0117 331 3039.


  • Greenwood M, Bordieri L, Greenwood MP, Rosso Melo M, Colombari DSA, Colombari E,Paton JFR, Murphy D (2014) Transcription factor CREB3L1 regulates vasopressin gene expression in the rat hypothalamus. J Neuroscience 34:3810-3820
  • Greenwood M, Greenwood MP, Mecawi AS, Loh S-Y, Antunes Rodrigues J, JPaton JFR,Murphy D (2015) Transcription factor CREB3L1 mediates cAMP and Glucocorticoid Regulation of Arginine Vasopressin Gene Transcription in the Rat Hypothalamus. Molecular Brain 8:68

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