UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Research Associate - Bristol Medical School

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£32,548 - £36,613 pro rata per annum (if applicable)
Posted
22 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2018
Ref
ACAD103210
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a motivated and hardworking post-doctoral Research Associate to provide up to 4 months maternity cover for a British Heart Foundation funded research project investigating cAMP-dependent regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation within the Translational Health Sciences department of the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Bristol. This project seeks to characterise the signalling pathways activated by cAMP in vascular cells, particularly focussing on the role of the CREB co-factors CRTC2 and 3 and their role in the regulation of proliferation and migration.

The successful candidate will have a PhD and ideally post-doctoral research experience in cell signalling. You will have some expertise in a range of molecular and cellular biology techniques, including primary cell culture, quantitative RT-PCR, western blotting, gene transfer and siRNA. You will be expected to become an active member of the research team and take responsibility for experimental design, data analysis and driving this project forward.

Informal enquiries can be made to: Dr Mark Bond, Mark.bond@bris.ac.uk, 0117 3423586

Interviews are expected to be held on 31st May 2018.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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