Research Assistant/Associate - A48420R (Two Posts)

Newcastle University - Institute of Cellular Medicine


Research Assistant (PhD not awarded): £26,537
Research Associate (with PhD): £28,982 - £29,847.

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to highly motivated and ambitious researchers (2 positions) to work on a MRC-funded project in collaboration with industry to study the effects of Glucokinase Activators on liver metabolism in transgenic models of Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver disease.

The project is based at the Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne and is led by Professors Loranne Agius, Quentin Anstee, Drs Dina Tiniakos and Helen Reeves.

You will hold a B.Sc. in Biochemistry or Molecular Biology (Post 1) and a PhD, or be close to submission of a PhD (Post-2) and have a high quality research background on cellular and transgenic models with a strong publication record. Experience on primary cell isolation, in vivo models, protein and mRNA analysis is essential. Excellent communication, team-working skills and problem-solving abilities are required.

These posts are fixed term tenable for 3 years.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Loranne Agius (

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Institute of Cellular Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences

The Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

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