Research Assistant

University College London - Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment

We are seeking to appoint a research assistant to undertake research on the biology of ageing in C.

elegans, including designing and running experiments, recording, analysing and as part of a team, writing up results. The work will focus on investigations of the pathophysiology of senescent pathology, using a developmental pathology approach. The project will be strongly microscopy oriented, including differential interference contrast microscopy, confocal microscopy, epifluorescence microscopy, selective plane illumination microscopy, and structural illumination microscopy.

The post is funded for 6 months with the possibility of extension and is available immediately.

The successful candidate must have a degree in relevant subject area. Candidates can only be considered if they can have demonstrable experience with the application of selective plan illumination microscopy (SPIM) to the study of nematode tumors. Applicants are required to have knowledge of research techniques, basic research skills and ability to write complex reports and papers accurately and clearly.

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

For informal queries on the role please contact Professor Giandomenico Iannetti david.gems@ucl.ac.uk.

For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Biosciences Staffing team on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk and quote the reference 1672219.

Closing Date: 15 October 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: tbc

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