Research Associate

King's College London - Cardiology

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32,958 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be fixed term for 3 years

This is a full-time – 100 % full time equivalent

The Cardiovascular Division at King’s College London is pleased to offer a 3 year post-doctoral position in association with Dr Aleksandar Ivetic and Prof. Ajay Shah 

This project focuses on defining the molecular mechanisms underpinning endothelial cell permeability, with an aim to better understand the pathobiology of pulmonary oedema. Particular attention will be focused on how reactive oxygen species derived from NADPH oxidase 2 impacts the cortical actin-based cytoskeleton to drive endothelial cell permeability. The post-holder will use cross-disciplinary techniques in molecular biology and live cell imaging (such as spinning disc confocal microscopy and FRET/FLIM approaches). Applicants with strong track records in endothelial cell biology, microscopy and molecular biology (DNA cloning and production of lentiviral vectors) will be considered highly suitable. 

Key responsibilities of the job include:

  • Develop and undertake research of high quality, consistent with making a full active research contribution in line with Department/Division/School research strategy.
  • Manage specific pieces of activity to an agreed timeline and within a specific budget including literature reviews, data collection and analysis, report writing.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled for the 21 November 2016.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr Alex Ivetic,

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 7 November 2016.

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