Research Associate

King's College London - Centre for Craniofacial and Regenerative Biology/ Biomedical Research Centre

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32,958 to £39,324 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed Term for 18 months

A position as postdoctoral research associate is available in the Ear Repair group within the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London. The Ear Repair group is led by Professors Andrea Streit, Karen Steel and Abigail Tucker, and is part of the BRC Oral Health Theme based in the Centre for Craniofacial and Regenerative Biology at King’s College London. The Centre is one of the leading centres for Craniofacial Biology worldwide and offers a vibrant research environment in the heart of London.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate holding a PhD in biomedical science or a related field with a background in molecular biology, mouse genetics, neuroscience and/or developmental neurobiology. Understanding of and expertise in ear development and physiology will be an advantage, as will experience in drug delivery strategies. The project investigates the mechanisms underlying ear homeostasis and hearing loss, looking at new ways of restoring function, with the long term aim to design new strategies to treat hearing loss. The successful candidate will have training and expertise in one or more of the above areas, an excellent academic track record, be committed to a scientific career and will be keen to work in an interdisciplinary team. The project itself offers many training opportunities in cutting-edge biomedical science, as well as in different transferrable skills.

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.

Equality of opportunity is College policy.

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Prof Andrea Streit via email at andrea.streit@kcl.ac.uk.

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