Research Associate

Imperial College London - Department of Surgery and Cancer

Division of Surgery

Faculty of Medicine

Chelsea & Westminster Campus

This is a Research Associate post funded by the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia, the British Journal of Anaesthesia, and the Royal College of Anaesthetists consortium. This research will help to identify the effectors that mediate the effects of the mitogen - and stress-activated kinases 1 and 2 (MSK1/2) on gene expression, and MSK1/2-dependent and independent gene targets, in primary sensory neurons following inflammation of peripheral tissues.

Work will be directed by Dr Istvan Nagy and will be based in the Section of Anaesthesia, Main Medicine and Intensive Care, Imperial College London at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Campus. The post holder will also work in collaboration with Professor Di Giovanni’s group based at the Hammersmith Campus, in East Acton.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject. Previous experience in both in vivo studies and neuromorphology/immunostaining is essential.

This is a full-time post fixed for one year

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Should you have any queries please contact: Dr Istvan Nagy –

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