Postgraduate Research Assistant in Cellular Models of Cardiac Disease

University of Oxford - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

We are looking for a highly-motivated experienced postgraduate research assistant to join our work on cellular models of inherited heart diseases. You will work under overall supervision of Dr Katja Gehmlich in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and join a team of currently three postdoctoral researchers, one research assistant and one PhD student. This team is embedded into the wider Watkins group, with a long standing track record in investigating genetic cardiovascular disease.

You will have a BSc 2:1 or higher and/or MSc degree in a relevant discipline and recent extensive and proven experience in cell culture, especially of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) or similar stem cells. Experience in the differentiation of stem cells and subsequent characterisation of differentiated cells would be desirable.

This is a full-time appointment available from 1 March 2018 and is funded until 29 February 2020 in the first instance and is funded by the BHF. You will be based at the West Wing of the John Radcliffe Hospital

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 5 January 2018 can be considered. Interviews are scheduled to take the week commencing 22 January 2018.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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