Post-Doc Research Assistant (5yr) BHF

University of Hull - Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research

Campus: Hull
Faculty/Area: Hull York Medical School

We are seeking to appoint to three different posts to work on a British Heart Foundation Programme award examining the links between metabolic dysfunction, inflammation and blood platelets. The researchers will be located in Professor Khalid Naseem’s research laboratory in the Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (Hull York Medical School).

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (5 years)

This five-year post is focused on understanding the role of blood platelets in driving vascular inflammation. The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or close to submission) in a relevant area of biochemistry or molecular biology as well as demonstrating the ability to use these techniques in the study of signal transduction. Experience of super-resolution microscopy and a background in studying cellular immune responses would be an advantage.

We offer mentoring and provide active support to promote the career development of junior scientists.

To discuss this role informally, please contact [Prof. Khalid Naseem], Tel: 01482 465462, Email:

The terms of the grant that fund this position require that employment commences no later than 1st Feb 2017.

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The University of Hull is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in every aspect of our recruitment processes.

Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students and staff will be personally involved.

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