Research Associate

University College London - UCL Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology Division of Biosciences London

The Research Department of Structural and Molecular Biology, led by Professor Gabriel Waksman, is an integral part of the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, an institute conducting world-class research in the field of protein science. We are currently looking to appoint a Research Associate to join Professor Matilda Katan’s group. The post holder will be an active member of a research team contributing to the development of research projects, experimental design, data collection and manuscript preparation. The post-holder will be expected to produce independent, original contributions to the subject area.

This post is available from 1st February 2018 for 36 months in the first instance.

The successful candidate must hold (or be close to obtaining) a PhD in structural biology or biochemistry. It is also essential to have proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies such as protein purification, characterization and structural determination. The successful candidate will have proven knowledge of research techniques and methodologies in protein biochemistry and structural biology such as electron microscopy (EM). Other criteria include demonstrable comprehensive knowledge of signal transduction in the area of cancer biology. You will have a proven ability to generate, analyse and write up experimental data and keep records.

Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £30,316- £31,967 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections).

Full details on the role and the person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post as candidates must meet all essential criteria to be considered.

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL vacancy reference: 1703491

If you would like to discuss the post please contact Professor Matilda Katan, .

For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Biosciences Staffing on and quote the reference 1703491

Interview Date: TBC

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