Research Associate

University College London - UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Full Time:

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 to £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Applications are invited for a new research associate post to work on the development of a cellular prosthesis for the treatment of advanced macular degeneration. The successful applicant will carry out a wide range of duties including the maintenance, genetic manipulation and directed differentiation of pluripotent human stem cells. The new post holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary research team led by Professor Pete Coffey and Professor Lyndon da Cruz.

The position is funded for a period of 3 years in the first instance, with work based at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London.

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in cell biology or a related discipline. A good working knowledge of cell culture and cell / molecular biology techniques is essential.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr Anthony Vugler (email: ).

If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email:   .

Please ensure you attach your CV and list of publications. You should also provide a personal statement to support your application A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

UCL vacancy reference:1658814

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Closing Date: 19 August 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

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