Research Associate in Mechanisms of Diabetic Retinopathy

University College London - UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Research Associate to study mechanisms of vascular leakage. The successful applicant will carry out a wide range of duties including high quality research into biomarkers and signaling associated with diabetic retinopathy. This post is central to a newly established international project. Work will be carried out in the laboratory of Dr Patric Turowski at UCL’s Institute of Ophthalmology in collaboration with laboratories in southern India.

The position is funded for an initial period of 3 years.

Essential criteria for this post is a PhD in a relevant subject area and experience with analyzing samples by ELISA. Experience in cell signalling research is desirable.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Dr Patric Turowski (email:  If you have any enquiries regarding the application process please email: .

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

UCL vacancy reference: 1705471      

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

Please ensure you attach your CV and list of publications.  You should also provide a personal statement to support your application and the names and contact details for two referees.

Interview Date: TBC

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