Research Associate investigating Prolylcarboxypeptidase (PRCP) Cascade in Attenuating Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial Damage

The University of Manchester - School of Medical Sciences

Closing Date : 24/09/2017.
Employment Type : Fixed Term.
Duration : 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2020.
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health.
School/Directorate : School of Medical Sciences.
Division : Cardiovascular Sciences.
Hours Per week : full time.
Salary : £31,604 to £32,548 per annum.
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester.
Job Reference : BM&H-10560.

Funded by the British Heart Foundation, we seek an enthusiastic individual to investigate a new cardioprotection mechanism targeting the renin–angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS). You will be highly motivated with a PhD having extensive experience in Cardiac Physiology, Cell Signalling, Molecular Biology. Experience in in vivo work will be preferable. The post will be based in the lab of Prof Xin wang and Wei Liu. You will join a large, dynamic community of cardiovascular scientists in the Faculties of Biology, Medicine and Health at The University of Manchester.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Facilities for animal research are first rate and are validated by all the appropriate Home Office licences.  However, if you have any medical, social or ethical reasons for avoiding work on experimental animals, then do not apply for this post.

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening carried out on our behalf by a third party. The offer of employment will be dependent on the successful candidate passing that screening. Whilst you will be required to provide express consent at a later stage, by continuing with your application now you acknowledge that you are aware that such screening will take place, and agree to take part in the process.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Xin Wang


Tel: 0161 275 5616


Name: Dr Wei Liu


Tel: 0161 275 5601

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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