Research Fellow in Vascular Biology

University of Leeds - Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine (LICAMM)

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge?  Do you have a background and experience in in vitro and in vivo studies of atherosclerosis and fatty liver disease using murine models?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

You will make a significant contribution to work being carried out to advance the understanding of vascular mechanical sensitivity in the context of cardiovascular disease.

Working within a research team led by Professor David Beech, you will show initiative in learning, refining and developing relevant experimental techniques, generating ideas, proposing hypotheses and solving practical and intellectual problems.

You will have a PhD in biological or biomedical related discipline. You will also have a strong background in in vitro and in vivo studies of atherosclerosis and fatty liver disease using murine models and associated data analysis

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor David Beech, Wellcome Trust Investigator and Institute Director

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4323,email: d.j.beech@leeds.ac.uk

Further information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies (http://hr.leeds.ac.uk/homepage/4/policies). The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Silver award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Working Time: 100% FTE

Contract Type: Fixed Term (two years-external funding)

Interview Date: Friday 27 October 2017

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